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Conflagration of the National Theatre, corner of Portland and Traverse Streets, Boston

Description

This engraving depicts a large crowd gathering in the foreground to see the large building being consumed by the fire.

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Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
ca. 1853
Physical Description
1 news line engraving
Dimensions
15x 11(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR174
GUSN
198731
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.2850.002

Record details

Originator
Gleason's Pictorial
Descriptive Terms
firefighters
fires (events)
theaters (buildings)
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Portland St.
Physical Access Restrictions
Excellent

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