Exterior view of the Museum of Natural History and Rogers Building construction site, Berkeley Street, Boston, Mass., 1864

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1864

GUSN

GUSN-304456

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Description

The newly built Museum of Natural History on Berkeley Street is seen in the image. The structure on the left is the construction site of the M.I.T. Rogers Building. On the right side of the image buildings on Commonwealth Avenue can be seen.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
construction sites
science museums (buildings)
university and college buildings
photographic prints

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.1340.001

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Preston, William Gibbons, 1842-1910 (Architect)

Material Type

photographic prints

Other Organizations

Boston Society of Natural History
New England Museum of Natural History
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Subjects

Architectural photography
Berkeley Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Commonwealth Avenue (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item