Looking easterly in Adams Square from Washington Street, sec 9, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1897-04-21

GUSN

GUSN-218127

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Description

Construction equipment is just beyond the streetcar tracks. The C.H. Robinson furniture building, on the left side of the image, has a large sign on the top of it. A sign for Glenwood ranges and heaters is in the center of the image.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
construction sites
squares (open spaces)
streetscapes
exterior views
commercial buildings
furniture
stoves (heating equipment)
appliances
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Transit Import ID 8941

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.06.070.0260

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

Architectural photography
Adams Square (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item