Site of the Post Office, Boston, Mass., Sept. 1, 1875

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1875-09-01

Location Note

OVP 2

GUSN

GUSN-221316

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Description

Panoramic view of the site of the Post Office in Boston, Massachusetts, showing the foundation of the building, workers, horse and carts, blocks and tables for moving stone.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
post offices
construction (assembling)
photographs
photographic prints
albumen prints

Inscription

Excavation for the Post Office and Treasury Building, Boston, showing in background Water and Congress Sts.
Photograph taken September 1, 1875.
Water Street - street area wall passageway to be arched over area wall congress, Exterior of Post Office and Treasury Building Boston Massachusetts (handwritten)
Site of Post Office, Boston
1 September 1875
Anonymous gift 13 Nov. 1925 (handwritten)
Duplicate (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

Oversize photograph number OVP0094

Physical Description

1 photographic print : albumen ; 30 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1925-11-13

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.094

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

13 1/4 x 30 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Places

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

Record Details

Material Type

photographs
photographic prints
albumen prints

Subjects

Boston, MA

Description Level

Item

Location Note

OVP 2