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Boston fire, Milk Street looking from Pearl Street, 1872

PC013.TMP.007 (RS100001)

Description

Onlookers and soldiers stand in the rubble on Milk Street after the Great Fire in Boston, Massachusetts. Many removal signs can also be seen.

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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
Physical Description
1 photographic print : albumen, mounted ; 16 1/2 x 12 inches
Dimensions
16 1/2x 12(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 116
James Wallace Black collection number: 7
James Wallace Black photo number: 50
GUSN
224903
Reference Code
PC013.TMP.007

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
Milk Street (Boston, Mass.)
Pearl Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Boston Fire of 1872
- Box 1 of 2 - J.W.
Black

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