Work on sec.1 Commonwealth Avenue and Charlesgate West, looking east, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1912-05-11

GUSN

GUSN-213906

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Description

The construction site at Commonwealth Avenue and Charlesgate West can be seen in the image. The Patrick Collins memorial can be seen before it was moved. Patrick Collins was the second Irish-born mayor of Boston.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
construction sites
streetscapes
intersections
exterior views
commercial buildings
monuments
memorials
mayors
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00002987
BTC Line Code B
BTC Plate Number 0000204B
Transit Import ID 2567

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.01.03.1020

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)
Kitson, Henry Hudson, 1863?-1947 (Sculptor)
Kitson, Theodora Ruggles, 1871-1932 (Sculptor)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Other People

Collins, Patrick A. (Patrick Andrew), 1844-1905

Subjects

Architectural photography
Commonwealth Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Charlesgate West (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item