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Panoramic view of the ruins after the Great Fire in Boston

GC002.02.026 (RS129842)

Description

This view shows ruins and buildings from Boston's Great Fire with the Harbor in the background. It was made from photographs by J. W. Black of Boston.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
ca. 1872
Physical Description
1 wood engraving
Dimensions
19x 56(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR26OVR
GUSN
198910
Reference Code
GC002.02.026

Record details

Originator
Black, James Wallace, 1825-1896 (Photographer)
Franck Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (Printer)
Descriptive Terms
buildings (structures)
fires (events)
ruins
Material Type
prints (visual works)
wood engravings (prints)
Subjects
Great Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]
Location Note
Verticale file 4: OVR 21-30
Physical Access Restrictions
poor

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