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View of the Playstead, Franklin Park, Mass.

Item Information

Title:
View of the Playstead, Franklin Park, Mass.
Description:
A picture postcard shows a group of boys playing baseball at the Playstead in the Country Park section of Franklin Park in Boston. Frederick Law Olmsted designed the Playstead as a children's area, which opened on June 12, 1889.
Publisher:
Reicher Bros.
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Prints
Photographs
Genre:
picture postcards
photomechanical prints
photographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC001: General photographic collection
Subjects:
parks (recreation areas)
playgrounds
baseball (field sport)
Emerald Necklace (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park (Boston, Mass.)
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonRoxbury
Extent:
1 postcard
Link to Item:
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Identifier:
195338
Call #:
PC001.03.01.TMP.066