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Scollay Square, sec. 7, Boston, Mass., August 26, 1897

PC017.01.01.02.2850 (RS88354)

Description

The Crawford House hotel, with awnings, is seen directly across the square in this image of subway construction work. Signs for restaurants, appliance stores and ales can be seen on the right side of the image.

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Details

Collection Name
Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s
Collection Code
PC017
Dates
1897-08-26
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
1 gelatin dry plate glass negative
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Envelope Number: 00358
BTC Line Code: TR
BTC Plate Number: 00981
Transit Import ID: 6106
GUSN
213172
Reference Code
PC017.01.01.02.2850

Record details

Originator
Boston Transit Commission
Other People
Scollay, William, Mr., 1756-1809
Descriptive Terms
commercial buildings
construction sites
exterior views
hotels (public accommodations)
public transit
streetscapes
subways
Material Type
gelatin dry plate negatives
Subjects
Architectural photography
Brattle Street (Boston, Mass.)
Cornhill Street (Boston, Mass.)
Court Street (Boston, Mass.)
Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Crawford House (Boston, Mass.)

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