Polar Bears at Zoological Gardens, Franklin Park, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

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

GUSN

GUSN-195339

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Description

A picture postcard shows two polar bears through the bars of their cage playing near their swimming pool in the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston, Massachusetts. Landscape architect Arthur Asahel Shurcliff designed the Franklin Park Zoo.

Details

Descriptive Terms

zoos (built complexes)
swimming pools
parks (recreation areas)
sea bears
picture postcards
photomechanical prints
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000456
AccessID 681
Other identifier HNEDID-000456

Physical Description

1 postcard

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.03.01.TMP.067

Date Notes

1910s

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Tichnor Bros., Inc. (publisher)

Material Type

picture postcards
photomechanical prints
photographs

Other People

Shurcliff, Arthur Asahel, 1870-1957

Subjects

animal cages
Emerald Necklace (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park Zoo (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

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

Historical/Biographical Note

Sources


http://ksgaccman.harvard.edu/hotc/DisplayPlace.asp?id=11503