Looking northerly in Scollay Square, sec.7, Sunday, Boston, Mass., September 12, 1897

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1897-09-12

GUSN

GUSN-213177

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Description

The subway construction site is seen at the intersections of Brattle, Court, and Cornhill Streets. The Crawford House hotel is on the right side of the image.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
streetscapes
subways
construction sites
squares (open spaces)
hotels (public accommodations)
exterior views
commercial buildings
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00363
BTC Line Code TR
BTC Plate Number 00999
Transit Import ID 6111

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.01.02.2900

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Other People

Scollay, William, Mr., 1756-1809

Subjects

Architectural photography
Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)
Brattle Street (Boston, Mass.)
Court Street (Boston, Mass.)
Cornhill Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item