Looking westerly on Cornhill, sec. 8.5 from Washington Street, Boston, Mass., May 6, 1897

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1897-05-06

GUSN

GUSN-213116

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Description

Construction work can be seen on both sides of the streetcar tracks. The Nathan L. Chaffin restaurant is at 63 Cornhill just to the right of center in the image.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
streetcars
streetscapes
intersections
construction sites
exterior views
commercial buildings
restaurants
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00302
BTC Line Code TR
BTC Plate Number 00850
Transit Import ID 6050

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.01.02.2290

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

Architectural photography
Cornhill Street (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item