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Boston fire, Kilby and Water Streets, 1872

PC013.TMP.001 (RS100018)

Description

A group of people stand in front of the building rubble at Kilby and Water Streets in Boston, Massachusetts. Signs, sticking out of the rubble, give the relocation addresses for businesses.

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Collection Name
James Wallace Black photographic collection of the Boston Fire, 1872
Collection Code
PC013
Dates
1872
Date of Acquisition
1980-10
Physical Description
1 photographic print : albumen, black-and-white, mounted ; 17 x 11 1/2 inches
Dimensions
17x 11 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Found at Parson Smith House, Windham, Maine. Received by Library Oct. 1980.
Additional Identification Number
OVP number: 108
James Wallace Black collection number: 18
James Wallace Black photo number: 53
GUSN
224882
Reference Code
PC013.TMP.001

Record details

Originator
Black, James Wallace, 1825-1896 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
commercial buildings
disasters
fires (events)
rubble
ruins
Material Type
albumen prints
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Great Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872
Kilby Street (Boston, Mass.)
Water Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
South Windham (Cumberland county, Maine)
Places (Buildings)
Parson Smith House - Main House (South Windham, Me.)
Location Note
Boston Fire of 1872
- Box 2 of 2 - J.W.
Black (18)

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