55 Summer Street corner of Chauncy Street, Boston, Mass., March 17, 1912

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1912-03-17

GUSN

GUSN-216333

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Description

The entrance to Cobb, Bates & Yerxa, groceries, is seen at the Summer and Chauncy Streets intersection. A sign for the Larkin Company, soaps, is on the second floor.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
streetscapes
intersections
exterior views
commercial buildings
grocery stores
coffee (food, dye)
soap (organic material)
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00003711
BTC Line Code D
BTC Plate Number 0000022D
Transit Import ID 3292

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.03.02.0150

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

Beverages
Architectural photography
Summer Street (Boston, Mass.)
Chauncy Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item