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Burning of the Garrish Market Building, Boston, from a sketch during the conflagration, by our Boston artist

GC002.01.MA.2850.001 (RS97534)

Description

Spectators watch the fire as firemen try to extinguish the blaze at the Garrish Market Building. It was located on Portland Street and burned on April 12, 1856. The image is signed by "Roberts (?), Sc."

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1856
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1924-06-23
Physical Description
1 news line engraving
Dimensions
6.75x 9(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR175
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. C.C. Swan, 1924
GUSN
198734
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.2850.001

Record details

Descriptive Terms
firefighters
fires (events)
markets (structures)
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Portland St.
Physical Access Restrictions
Poor

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