Boston Streets and Real Estate

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1899-1900

Location Note

FireKing drawer #3, photo album # 207

GUSN

GUSN-193773

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Description

Photographs of Boston streets, primarily around Washington Street, taken in preparation for construction of the Orange Line in Charlestown and Boston. Several hundred fantastic quality cyanotypes.

Cyanotypes, 11x15"
1899-1900

Details

Descriptive Terms

streetscapes
photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)
cyanotypes (photographic prints)

Additional Identification Number

album number 207

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 11 x 15 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.207

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Charlestown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)
cyanotypes (photographic prints)

Descriptive Terms

Boston, Mass
Washington Street, Boston, Mass
Charlestown, Mass
Subway

Accruals Note

Album box housed in main album collection stacks has photocopies of originals. Original cyanotypes are filed in FireKing drawer #3.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

FireKing drawer #3, photo album # 207