Sidewalk Copley Square, south side looking east, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-01-06

GUSN

GUSN-214155

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Description

A pedestrian looks at a small construction site at the corner of Boylston and Dartmouth Streets. The McKim building of the Boston Public Library is on the left side of the image with the Lenox Hotel further down.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
sidewalks
streetscapes
intersections
squares (open spaces)
exterior views
libraries (buildings)
hotels (public accommodations)
commercial buildings
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00003238
BTC Line Code B
BTC Plate Number 0000525B
Transit Import ID 2818

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.01.03.3510

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

Architectural photography
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Dartmouth Street (Boston, Mass.)
Copley Square (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item