Sidewalk no.646 Washington St., Boston, Mass., October 1904

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1904-10

GUSN

GUSN-214969

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Description

Construction work for the subway is next to the sidewalk. To the right of the clock is the storefront for John H. Pray & Sons, a rug and carpet dealer. The awning for Brigham's Hotel and Restaurant can be seen.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
construction sites
sidewalks
streetscapes
exterior views
commercial buildings
floor coverings
rugs
carpets
hotels (public accommodations)
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00001907
BTC Line Code WD
BTC Plate Number 00000095
Transit Import ID 5475

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.02.03.1080

Date Notes

10/00/1904

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Other Organizations

John H. Pray & Sons Company

Subjects

Architectural photography
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item