Escalator covering, Scollay Square, Boston, Mass., March 24, 1916

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1916-03-24

GUSN

GUSN-217516

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Description

The covering for the escalator entrance/exit is shown in the image foreground. The Crawford House hotel can be seen on the left side of the image. The main Scollay Square station building, with the clock, is on the right. Newsboys stand in the street facing the camera.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subway stations
streetscapes
escalators
squares (open spaces)
hotels (public accommodations)
exterior views
commercial buildings
subways
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00001767
BTC Line Code EBT
BTC Plate Number 0000X021
Transit Import ID 5325

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.04.01.7480

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Other People

Scollay, William, Mr., 1756-1809

Subjects

Architectural photography
Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)
Brattle Street (Boston, Mass.)
Court Street (Boston, Mass.)
Paperboys

Description Level

Item