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Exterior view of the Museum of Natural History and Rogers Building construction site, Berkeley Street, Boston, Mass., 1864

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.1340.001 (RS109529)

Description

The newly built Museum of Natural History on Berkeley Street is seen in the image. The structure on the left is the construction site of the M.I.T. Rogers Building. On the right side of the image buildings on Commonwealth Avenue can be seen.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1864
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304456
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.1340.001

Record details

Originator
Preston, William Gibbons, 1842-1910 (Architect)
Other Organizations
Boston Society of Natural History
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
New England Museum of Natural History
Descriptive Terms
construction sites
exterior views
science museums (buildings)
university and college buildings
Material Type
photographic prints
Subjects
Architectural photography
Berkeley Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Commonwealth Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Museum of Natural History (Boston, Mass.)
Rogers Building (491 Boylston Street, Boston, Mass.)

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