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Sidewalk north side Hayward Place, 580 Washington St., east side, sec.3, Boston, Mass., November 6, 1904

PC017.01.02.03.1470 (RS89977)

Description

A construction site fills the middle of the street. The Cushing Medical Supply Company which advertises the Cushing Process for purifying alcohol is seen at the street level. The awning for the Park Restaurant can be seen at 8-10 Hayward Place. The building on the right has a large sign reading "Now open Commercial Travelers Exposition, Mechanics Bldg, October 3, 1904."

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Details

Collection Name
Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s
Collection Code
PC017
Dates
1904-11-06
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
1 gelatin dry plate glass negative
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Envelope Number: 00001948
BTC Line Code: WD
BTC Plate Number: 00000135
Transit Import ID: 5517
GUSN
215008
Reference Code
PC017.01.02.03.1470

Record details

Originator
Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)
Other Organizations
United Commercial Travelers of America
Descriptive Terms
commercial buildings
construction sites
exhibitions (events)
exterior views
insurance
intersections
public transit
restaurants
sidewalks
streetscapes
subways
Material Type
gelatin dry plate negatives
Subjects
Alcoholic beverages
Architectural photography
Hayward Place (Boston, Mass.)
Liquor stores
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Mechanics Hall (Boston, Mass.)

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