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Group portrait of unidentified men standing among the ruins of the Boston Fire

PC001.01.TMP.105 (RS87769)

Description

Group portrait of unidentified men, some in firefighters uniforms, standing on the site of ruins created by the Boston Fire. One man is gesturing towards a Consumers Protective Association milk truck.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1872
Date of Acquisition
August 1981
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: {exchange Aug. 1981 (Henry Deeks, 1880 Mass. Ave., Cambridge) N.B. This is [underlined: not] by James Black}
Dimensions
11.5x 16.75(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 143
OVP Number: OVP0105
Credit Line
Exchange with Henry Deeks.
GUSN
202355
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.105

Record details

Other Organizations
Consumers Protective Association (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
Costume (Hierarchy Name)
events
firefighters
ruins
uniforms
wagons (cargo vehicles)
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Fire, 1872
Disasters
Fires
Horses
Working animals
Physical Access Restrictions
Light staining, top center of recto.

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