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Looking south westerly along Cambridge Street, and over Beacon Hill, Boston from third story of the Harrison Gray Otis House, April, 1925

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.1900.003 (RS139202)

Description

Automobiles travel on the street while a horse-drawn delivery wagon is in front of the Lincoln Market. The Cambridge Street incline of the East Boston tunnel extension is seen in the image. It was built in 1914-1916 as part of the subway continuation to Scollay Square. The Cambridge Street incline was closed in 1954.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1925-04
Physical Description
1 photographic print : black-and-white
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton, April 28, 1925.
GUSN
273183
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.1900.003

Record details

Originator
Appleton, William Sumner, 1874-1947 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
streetscapes
subways
transportation
tunnels
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Cambridge Street (Boston, Mass.)
Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.)

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