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View of the Boston Fire District

PC001.01.TMP.111 (RS87800)

Description

View of the Boston Fire District from Summer Street towards City Hall, Old South Church, and the Post Office.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1872
Date of Acquisition
11 April 1919
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: [twice, in different hands:] Boston Fire District looking from Summer St. towards the City Hall, Old South, and Post Office. Gift 11 April 1919 of Mrs. Alex S. Porter [in ink:] In memory of Mr. Porter [sticker affixed to verso of mount:] [in ink:] Mrs. Alex S. Porter
Dimensions
13.25x 17.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 138
OVP Number: OVP0111
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter in memory of her husband.
GUSN
202350
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.111

Record details

Descriptive Terms
aerial views
commercial buildings
ruins
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Fire, 1872
Disasters
Fires
Physical Access Restrictions
Top left edge of mount torn; bottom right corner of mount missing.

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