Blizzard, Boylston Street, looking toward Copley Square, Boston, Mass., February 15, 1940

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1940-02-15

GUSN

GUSN-217954

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Description

Snow covers Boylston street with the Boston Public Library in the distance. The Old South Church is on the right side of the image. The Hotel Brunswick is on the left side of the image.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
streetscapes
exterior views
commercial buildings
blizzards
libraries (buildings)
public libraries (buildings)
churches (buildings)
hotels (public accommodations)
subways
storms
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00008266
BER Plate Number 00024542
Transit Import ID 4340

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.06.040.1380

Image Dimensions

7 x 5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Elevated Railway (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Copley Square (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Description Level

Item