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Boston fire, Trinity Church in the rear, 1872

PC013.TMP.004 (RS100006)

Description

A group of men stand in front of ruins in downtown Boston with the rear of Trinity Church in the background. The image shows a sign for "Black Photo."

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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 ; 16 x 11 3/4 inches
Dimensions
16x 11 3/4(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: OVP 117
James Wallace Black collection number: 2
negative number: 51658-A
James Wallace Black photo number: 6
GUSN
224893
Reference Code
PC013.TMP.004

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
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
South Windham (Cumberland county, Maine)
Places (Buildings)
Parson Smith House - Main House (South Windham, Me.)
Location Note
Boston Fire of 1872
- Box 1 of 2 - J.W.
Black

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