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Ruins of the Bank of North America, Devonshire St., after the Boston Fire

PC001.04.01.USMA.0170.0470.001 (RS281)

Description

Two men sit on the ruins of the Bank of North America at 75 Franklin Street at the intersection with Devonshire Street that was destroyed in the Great Fire of Boston on November 9-10, 1872. The remaining sections of the structure are surrounded by rubble. Other devastated buildings can be seen in the background.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
1872
Physical Description
1 stereograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000281
AccessID: 526
Other identifier: HNEDID-000281
GUSN
195205
Reference Code
PC001.04.01.USMA.0170.0470.001

Record details

Originator
J.W. & J.S. Moulton (Firm) (photographer)
Moulton, J. W. (Joshua W.) (Photographer)
Moulton, John S., b. ca. 1820 (Photographer)
Other Organizations
Bank of North America
Descriptive Terms
banks (financial institutions)
destruction
events
fires (events)
rubble
ruins
Material Type
photographs
stereographs
Subjects
Devonshire Street (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Street (Boston, Mass.)
Great Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Stereo views: Mass.: Boston: Boston Fire 1872: Devonshire St.

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