Group portrait of children standing in Gibson Playground, Dorchester, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Dorchester: Photomechanicals and Repros

GUSN

GUSN-194930

Description

A group of children stand in front of the Christopher Gibson Playground in Fields Corner, Dorchester. A baby carriage stands near the group. Children play on the swing sets in the background. This park is now known as the Doherty/Gibson Playground. Christopher Gibson was one of the original settlers of Dorchester in 1630, served as a selectman, and bequeathed over 100 pounds for the advancement of education.

Details

Descriptive Terms

neighborhood playgrounds
children (people by age group)
group portraits
infants
swings
baby carriages
children
events
photomechanical prints
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000162
AccessID 241
Other identifier HNEDID-000162

Physical Description

1 photomechanical print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0790.0010.001

Date Notes

1880s-1900s

Places

Fields Corner (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Boston Post Card Co. (Photographic studio)

Material Type

photomechanical prints
photographs

Other People

Gibson, Christopher

Other Organizations

Boston (Mass.). Dept. of Parks

Subjects

Bourneside Street (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)
Christopher Gibson Playground (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)
Dorchester Avenue (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)
Geneva Avenue (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)
Melville Avenue (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)
outdoor recreation
Park Street (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Dorchester: Photomechanicals and Repros