Looking south westerly along Cambridge Street, and over Beacon Hill, Boston from third story of the Harrison Gray Otis House, April, 1925

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1925-04

GUSN

GUSN-273183

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Description

Automobiles travel on the street while a horse-drawn delivery wagon is in front of the Lincoln Market. The Cambridge Street incline of the East Boston tunnel extension is seen in the image. It was built in 1914-1916 as part of the subway continuation to Scollay Square. The Cambridge Street incline was closed in 1954.

Details

Descriptive Terms

streetscapes
transportation
subways
tunnels
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Physical Description

1 photographic print : black-and-white

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.1900.003

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton, April 28, 1925.

Places

Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Appleton, William Sumner, 1874-1947 (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

Architectural photography
Cambridge Street (Boston, Mass.)
Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item