Exterior view of old Custom House, Boston, Mass., undated

Description

Image of the Boston Custom House before the addition in 1915 of the tower. The exterior image includes the brick square infront of the building and the building's dome is prominent.

Details

Descriptive Terms

streetscapes
exterior views
customhouses
squares (open spaces)
intersections
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

19160819

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.3200.001

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Halliday Historic Photograph Co. (Photographic studio)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

Architectural photography
McKinley Square (Boston, Mass.)
India Street (Boston, Mass.)
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Central Street (Boston, Mass.)

Accruals Note

W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 49.

Description Level

Item