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Site of the Post Office, Boston, Mass., Sept. 1, 1875

PC001.01.TMP.094 (RS98939)

Description

Panoramic view of the site of the Post Office in Boston, Massachusetts, showing the foundation of the building, workers, horse and carts, blocks and tables for moving stone.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1875-09-01
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1925-11-13
Physical Description
1 photographic print : albumen ; 30 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches
Inscriptions
Excavation for the Post Office and Treasury Building, Boston, showing in background Water and Congress Sts.
Photograph taken September 1, 1875.
Water Street - street area wall passageway to be arched over area wall congress, Exterior of Post Office and Treasury Building Boston Massachusetts (handwritten)
Site of Post Office, Boston
1 September 1875
Anonymous gift 13 Nov. 1925 (handwritten)
Duplicate (handwritten)
Dimensions
13 1/4x 30 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Oversize photograph number: OVP0094
GUSN
221316
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.094

Record details

Descriptive Terms
construction (assembling)
exterior views
post offices
Material Type
albumen prints
photographic prints
photographs
Subjects
Boston, MA
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
OVP 2

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