Southeast side of Chauncy Street, corner of Summer Street, Boston, Mass., July 15, 1912

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1912-07-15

GUSN

GUSN-216405

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Description

Men in boaters and women in white cross the street in front of the Cobb, Bates & Yerxa grocery store. The Larkin Company, soap manufacturer, is on the second floor. An automobile is parked on Summer Street. A sign for A.W. Jones, millinery, can be seen at 56 Summer Street.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00003784
BTC Line Code D
BTC Plate Number 0000195D
Transit Import ID 3366

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.03.02.0870

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

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

Description Level

Item