Sec. 6 in Tremont Street looking towards Scollay Square, time-2:15, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1896-06-02

GUSN

GUSN-212995

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Description

A scaffolding platform can be seen on the fence at the King's Chapel Burying Ground. The Boston Museum is just down the street on the right side of the image. Advertising signs can be seen in Scollay Square.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
construction sites
streetscapes
graveyards
exterior views
museums (buildings)
theaters (buildings)
commercial buildings
squares (open spaces)
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00106
BTC Line Code TR
BTC Plate Number 00545
Transit Import ID 5928

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.01.02.1080

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

Architectural photography
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
King's Chapel Burying Ground (Boston, Mass.)
Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item