Looking east on Boylston Street Mall of Common, Boston, Mass., May 2, 1895

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1895-05-02

GUSN

GUSN-212897

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Description

Onlookers gaze at the subway trench while streetcars pass on Boylston Street.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
streetscapes
subways
parks (recreation areas)
commons
exterior views
commercial buildings
streetcars
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00010
BTC Line Code TR
BTC Plate Number 00006
Transit Import ID 5829

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.01.02.0100

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston Common (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [park]

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

Architectural photography
Boston Common (Boston, Mass.)
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item