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Blizzard, Boylston Street, looking toward Copley Square, Boston, Mass., February 15, 1940

PC017.01.06.040.1380 (RS96447)

Description

Snow covers Boylston street with the Boston Public Library in the distance. The Old South Church is on the right side of the image. The Hotel Brunswick is on the left side of the image.

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Details

Collection Name
Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s
Collection Code
PC017
Dates
1940-02-15
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
1 gelatin dry plate glass negative
Dimensions
7x 5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Envelope Number: 00008266
BER Plate Number: 00024542
Transit Import ID: 4340
GUSN
217954
Reference Code
PC017.01.06.040.1380

Record details

Originator
Boston Elevated Railway (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
blizzards
churches (buildings)
commercial buildings
exterior views
hotels (public accommodations)
libraries (buildings)
public libraries (buildings)
public transit
storms
streetscapes
subways
Material Type
gelatin dry plate negatives
Subjects
Architectural photography
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Copley Square (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Boston Public Library (Boston, Mass.)
Hotel Brunswick (Boston, Mass.)
Old South Church (Boston, Mass.)

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