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Montage of photographs of the Great Chelsea Fire, Chelsea, Mass., Apr. 12, 1908

PC001.01.TMP.178 (RS98971)

Description

Montage of photographs of the Great Chelsea Fire, April 12, 1908, showing ruins at various locations.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1908-04-12
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1934-06-15
Physical Description
1 photographic print : photomechanical ; 24 7/8 x 15 1/4 inches
Inscriptions
The Great Chelsea Fire, Sunday, April 12, 1908. (printed)
[printed on individual photos]
Remains of abandoned Lynn Fire Engine. Chelsea, Mass.
Cadets and Coast Artillery guarding Chelsea Savings Bank
Ruins of Fitz Public Library, Chelsea, Mass.
Boston's largest engine abandoned and destroyed at the Chelsea Fire, April 12, 1908
Universalist Church, Fourth and Chestnut St.
*The Burning of Chelsea. Sunday, April 12, 1908. [middle photo]
Ruins of Williams School and First Universalist Church, Chelsea, Mass.
Ruins of Unitarian Church, Chelsea, Mass.
Remains of Frost Hospital, Chelsea, Mass.
Ruins of St. Rose Church, Chelsea, Mass.
High School, Chelsea, Mass., with a line of people bound for passes
Central Church from Broadway, Chelsea, Mass.
Ruins of Fay School, Chelsea, Mass. (printed)
Gift of Wm. S. Appleton
15 June 1934
Dimensions
15 1/4x 24 7/8(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Oversize photograph number: OVP0178
GUSN
221411
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.178

Record details

Descriptive Terms
disasters
firefighting equipment
Material Type
photographic prints
photographs
photomechanical prints
Location Note
OVP 101

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