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Fireboats in action putting out fire on wharf, Boston, Mass., 1906

PC001.03.01.TMP.028 (RS82199)

Description

The full color postcard depicts a large fire boat with two streams of water spraying a wharf. Two men on a row boat watch.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1906
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1925-05-01
Physical Description
1 postcard
Dimensions
3.5x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
190805
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.TMP.028

Record details

Originator
Detroit Publishing Co. (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
commercial buildings
fireboats
fires (events)
rowed watercraft
wharves
Material Type
photographs
postcards
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 76-77. Original in Postcards - Boston, MA

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