Copley Square from roof of Boston Public Library, Boston, Mass., July 29, 1914

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1914-07-29

GUSN

GUSN-214362

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Description

The subway work site can be seen in Copley Square with workers on Boylston Street.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00003467
BTC Line Code B
BTC Plate Number 0001075B
Transit Import ID 3048

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.01.03.5580

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

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

Description Level

Item