Birdseye view of Trinity Church, Copley Square, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Geographic / Mass. / Boston / Copley Square / Trinity Church: Exterior Views / Large - Geo - Massachusetts - Boston - Copley Square - Trinity Church - Unmounted

GUSN

GUSN-196506

Description

This exterior view of Trinity Church in Copley Square was taken from the roof of the Boston Public Library. The Hotel Westminster is to the right of Trinity Church. The Rogers Building of MIT is the pedimented structure across from the church on Boylston Street. The dome of the State House, the spire of Arlington Street Church, and the tower of the Boston & Providence Railroad station are among the landmarks in the distance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

façades
churches (buildings)
Richardsonian Romanesque
Greek cross plan
exterior views
Episcopal
streetcars
religious buildings
aerial views
streetscapes
squares (open spaces)
intersections
commercial buildings
hotels (public accommodations)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 001481
AccessID 2305
Other identifier HNEDID-001481

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.2940.002

Date Notes

1900

Places

Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Coolidge, Baldwin, 1845-1928 (photographer)

Material Type

photographs

Other People

Richardson, H. H. (Henry Hobson), 1838-1886

Subjects

Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Copley Square (Boston, Mass.)
Dartmouth Street (Boston, Mass.)
St. James Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography
Huntington Avenue (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geographic / Mass. / Boston / Copley Square / Trinity Church: Exterior Views / Large - Geo - Massachusetts - Boston - Copley Square - Trinity Church - Unmounted