Work in eastern part of Scollay Square at corner of Hanover Street, looking northerly, Boston, Mass., June 2, 1897

Description

A streetcar and a horse-drawn vehicle pass each other next to the subway construction site in Scollay Square. Howe's Music Store can be seen at 61 Court Street.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
streetscapes
construction sites
squares (open spaces)
streetcars
music
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Transit Import ID 8971

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.06.110.0050

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Other People

Scollay, William, 1756-1809

Subjects

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

Description Level

Item