Depression in Tremont Street., sec.6, looking towards Scollay Square, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1896-07-17

GUSN

GUSN-213035

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Description

Advertising signs for beer, furnaces, straw hats and carpets are prominently displayed. The Crawford House hotel can be seen to the left of the signs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
streetcars
streetscapes
intersections
exterior views
commercial buildings
hotels (public accommodations)
signs (declatory or advertising artifacts)
squares (open spaces)
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00146
BTC Line Code TR
BTC Plate Number 00616
Transit Import ID 5968

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.01.02.1480

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.)
Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item