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Construction of overlook wall at Franklin Park, Jamaica Plain [Roxbury], Mass.

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Title:
Construction of overlook wall at Franklin Park, Jamaica Plain [Roxbury], Mass.
Description:
A view of the construction of the wall of the Overlook, a building that combined a scenic viewing platform and changing facilities for people using the fields in the Playstead area of Franklin Park in Boston. Several men operate a derrick. The building was partially constructed of boulders from the Playstead.
Photographer:
Brown, Edmund K.
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC001: General photographic collection
Subjects:
building sites
walls
field houses
overlooks
parks (recreation areas)
derricks
construction workers
carts
labor
Emerald Necklace (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park (Boston, Mass.)
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonRoxbury
Extent:
1 photograph
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Identifier:
195356
Call #:
PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0420.009