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Escalator covering, Scollay Square, Boston, Mass., March 24, 1916

PC017.01.04.01.7480 (RS89634)

Description

The covering for the escalator entrance/exit is shown in the image foreground. The Crawford House hotel can be seen on the left side of the image. The main Scollay Square station building, with the clock, is on the right. Newsboys stand in the street facing the camera.

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Details

Collection Name
Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s
Collection Code
PC017
Dates
1916-03-24
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
1 gelatin dry plate glass negative
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Envelope Number: 00001767
BTC Line Code: EBT
BTC Plate Number: 0000X021
Transit Import ID: 5325
GUSN
217516
Reference Code
PC017.01.04.01.7480

Record details

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

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