Boston, Mass., bridge and Scarboro' Pond, Franklin Park

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

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

GUSN

GUSN-195343

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Description

A picture postcard shows a view of Scarboro (also Scarborough) Pond and bridge in Franklin Park in Boston. Named after an early settler of the area, construction of the pond was completed in July 1894. Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge designed the stone arch bridge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

arch bridges
parks (recreation areas)
ponds (water)
artificial
picture postcards
photomechanical prints
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000460
AccessID 685
Other identifier HNEDID-000460
Postcard number 3

Physical Description

1 postcard

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.03.01.TMP.071

Date Notes

1912

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Mason Bros. & Co. (publisher)

Material Type

picture postcards
photomechanical prints
photographs

Other People

Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903

Other Organizations

Shepley, Rutan, and Coolidge

Subjects

Emerald Necklace (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park (Boston, Mass.)
Scarboro Pond (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

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