View of the Playstead, Franklin Park, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Geo.: Small: Mass.: Roxbury: Franklin Park: Postcards

GUSN

GUSN-195338

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Description

A picture postcard shows a group of boys playing baseball at the Playstead in the Country Park section of Franklin Park in Boston. Frederick Law Olmsted designed the Playstead as a children's area, which opened on June 12, 1889.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parks (recreation areas)
playgrounds
baseball (field sport)
picture postcards
photomechanical prints
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000455
AccessID 680
Other identifier HNEDID-000455

Physical Description

1 postcard

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.03.01.TMP.066

Date Notes

1900s-1910

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Reicher Bros. (publisher)

Material Type

picture postcards
photomechanical prints
photographs

Other People

Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903

Subjects

Emerald Necklace (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Small: Mass.: Roxbury: Franklin Park: Postcards