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Navy Yard from North End of Boston about 1870

Navy Yard from North End of Boston about 1870

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Title:
Navy Yard from North End of Boston about 1870
Description:
Navy Yard from North End of Boston about 1870. The dry-dock begun in 1827 and finished in 1833 of granite masonry 341 feet [80 feet] x 30 feet, cost $675,000. In the background at right is U.S. Marine Hospital on crest of a high hill in Chelsea near mouth of Mystic River. The Naval Hospital is at foot of same hill.
Collector:
Cutler, Wolcott, 1891-1965
Date:
[ca. 1870]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Lantern slides
Location:
Boston Public Library
Charlestown Branch Library
Collection (local):
Charlestown Lantern Slides
Subjects:
Naval yards & naval stations
Charlestown Navy Yard (Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonCharlestown
Boston Navy Yard
Extent:
1 photograph : transparency
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Notes (ownership):
Courtesy of Mr. Arthur F. Macey
Notes:
Title from materials accompanying item.
Image caption: The Navy Yard from East Boston.
Additional information accompanying item: From "Boston Illustrated," published by James R. Osgood & Co., 1872 (p. 118).
Reverend Wolcott CutlerCutler was rector at St. John’s Church from 1924 to 1959 and most likely assembled this collection during that time.
Identifier:
CHA-124-A7