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South Boston City Pier; Fort Independence; D.S. Lewis

Item Information

Title:
South Boston City Pier; Fort Independence; D.S. Lewis
Description:
At Calf Pasture, photographer looking across Dorchester Bay at South Boston City Pier; embankment known as Old Harbor Pier
Photographer:
Means, W. K
Date:
[February 16, 1887]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
picture
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Boston Gas Company
Subjects:
Employees
Bays
Massachusetts
Boston
Gas companies
Photographers
Boston Gas Light Company
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonDorchester
Massachusetts
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonSouth Boston
Calf Pasture (Boston, Mass.)
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
Dorchester Bay (Mass.)
Fort Independence (Mass.)
Old Harbor Pier (Mass.)
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)
Extent:
1 photographic print : cyanotype, ; image 9 x 12 cm., on sheet 34 x 21 cm.
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Terms of Use:
This photograph from the Boston Gas Company Records is in the public domain. No copyright permissions are needed. Acknowledgement of the Boston Gas Company Records as a source for borrowed images is requested.
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Notes:
Written on sheet: "First works built here, 1634: called the oldest virgin fortress in the world."
Forms part of the Boston Gas Company Records. Original photograph found in Box 40, Folder 3.
Electronic reproduction. Chestnut Hill, MA : Boston College, Burns Library 1998.
Boston Gas Company