Buildings south side of Essex St., buildings east side Washington St., Boston, Mass., undated

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-215348

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Description

The construction site is in front of the commercial buildings. Part of the Continental Hotel can be seen on the left side side of the image. The Waterman Kitchen Furnishings Store can be seen on the right side of the image. Wetmore & Story, tailors, are located at 17 Essex Street. To the left of Wetmore is the Lincoln Rug Adjuster at 19 Essex Street.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
construction sites
streetscapes
exterior views
commercial buildings
hotels (public accommodations)
kitchenware
tailors
rugs
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00002363
BTC Line Code WD
BTC Plate Number 00000547
Transit Import ID 1944

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.02.03.4870

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

Architectural photography
Essex Street (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item