Album 17: Views of Boston and Vicinity by Henry Peabody

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1903

GUSN

GUSN-191305

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Description

This album consists of approximately one hundred 8 x 10 inch prints (including some platinum-toned) taken by Henry Peabody circa 1903 to 1904, apparently for the Detroit Publishing Company. An index accompanies this volume which includes several outstanding panoramas of Boston Harbor from various directions, wharves, Boston buildings including important churches, the State House, monuments and memorials, the Public Garden, the Common, a panorama of Copley Square, Public Library, tennis courts and golf course at Franklin Park, buildings at Harvard University, Harvard Class Day, canoeing on the Charles River, Wellesley College buildings, and a panorama of the Wellesley College campus. The quality of the photographs is outstanding throughout the album.

Details

Descriptive Terms

historic buildings
landscapes (representations)
churches (buildings)
graveyards
historic monuments
campuses
colleges (buildings)
commencements
golf courses
tennis
university and college buildings
canoes
panoramas
photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)
platinum prints

Additional Identification Number

Album Number 17

Physical Description

1 photograph album: 13.75 x 11 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.017

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Harvard University (Cambridge, Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [university]
Massachusetts (United States)
Charles River Reservoir (Massachusetts) [reservoir]
Wellesley (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Peabody, Henry G. (Henry Greenwood), 1855-1951 (Photographer)

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)
platinum prints

Other Organizations

Detroit Publishing Co.

Descriptive Terms

Boston Harbor
Franklin Park
Harvard University
Wellesley College
Charles River
Copley Square
Boston Public Garden
Mt. Auburn Cemetary
Forest Hills Cemetary
Lake Waban

Description Level

Item