Stairway building Scollay Square, Boston, Mass., October 1898

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1898

GUSN

GUSN-213306

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Description

Streetcar tracks are seen outside the Scollay Square subway station entrance. To the left of the subway station is the Crawford House hotel. Magee furnaces and ranges are advertised on a large sign to the right of the station.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
streetscapes
subway stations
squares (open spaces)
streetcars
subways
exterior views
commercial buildings
hotels (public accommodations)
appliances
furnaces (heating components)
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00513
BTC Line Code TR
BTC Plate Number 01252
Transit Import ID 6841

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.01.02.4190

Date Notes

10/00/1898

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Other People

Scollay, William, 1756-1809

Subjects

Architectural photography
Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

F

Description Level

Item