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Stereograph of the Banner of Light office ruins, Boston, Mass., November 9 and 10, 1872

PC001.04.01.USMA.0170.0630.003 (RS1105)

Description

This stereo view shows the ruins of William White & Company, "Banner of Light" office, and the J. W. Plimpton Co. on Washington Street, after the Great Boston Fire of November 9 and 10, 1872. The booksellers and publisher, Wm. White & Co., and the silk and straw goods and artificial flowers store, J. W. Plimpton & Co., are listed at 158 Washington Street in the 1871 Boston City Directory. The "Banner of Light" was a spiritualist weekly periodical that was published from 1857 to 1907.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1872
Physical Description
1 stereograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 001105
AccessID: 1400
Other identifier: HNEDID-001105
GUSN
196046
Reference Code
PC001.04.01.USMA.0170.0630.003

Record details

Originator
Soule, John P. (Photographer)
Other Organizations
Banner of Light
J.W. Plimpton & Co.
William White & Company
Descriptive Terms
clothing stores
disasters
events
fires (events)
ruins
Material Type
photographs
stereographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Great Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Publisher Series
Ruins of Great Fire in Boston : Nov. 9th and 10th, 1872
Location Note
Stereo views: Mass.: Boston: Boston Fire 1872: Washington St.

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