Boston Water Works or the Beacon Hill Reservoir on Derne Street, ca. 1860

Hawes, Josiah Johnson


  • Elevated view north of the Boston Water Works/Beacon Hill Reservoir, located at Derne Street to the north, Hancock Street to the west and Temple Street to the east. Hancock Street, partially visible in the lower-left corner of the photograph, lines the west elevation of the reservoir. Beacon Hill Reservoir years of operation, 1848-88 6 3/4 in diameter, 7 1/2 x 7 5/8 overall Albumen prints
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