Pipes in Boylston St. at Washington St., Boston, Mass., February 26, 1905

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1905-02-26

GUSN

GUSN-215388

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Description

A trench holding pipes is lined with onlookers on Boylston Street. To the right is the Boylston Building housing the Continental Clothing Company and the Boylston Café. The Washburn Department Store is in the middle of the image. A lamp post advertises the Boylston Café.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
construction sites
streetscapes
intersections
exterior views
commercial buildings
clothing stores
restaurants
department stores
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00002405
BTC Line Code WD
BTC Plate Number 00000W44
Transit Import ID 1986

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.02.03.5270

Date Notes

02/26/05

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

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

Description Level

Item