Boylston St. sidewalk by Public Garden looking east

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1916-04-22

GUSN

GUSN-214429

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Description

The Garden Building is at the extreme right side of the image at the intersection of Boylston and Church Streets. Next to the Garden Building is the Hotel Thorndike. Pedestrians walk on the Public Garden side of Boylston Street. A group of pedestrians wait for streetcars to emerge from the tunnel in Boylston Street.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
sidewalks
streetscapes
intersections
exterior views
commercial buildings
parks (recreation areas)
streetcars
hotels (public accommodations)
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00003586
BTC Line Code B
BTC Plate Number 0001290B
Transit Import ID 3167

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.01.03.6250

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

Architectural photography
Public Garden (Boston, Mass.)
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Church Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item