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Boston fire, Federal Street looking towards Pearl Street, Steamer 10, 1872

PC013.TMP.008 (RS100000)

Description

The number 10 steam fire engine is surrounded by workers and onlookers in the midst of rubble on Federal Street, Boston, Massachusetts.

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Collection Name
James Wallace Black photographic collection of the Boston Fire, 1872
Collection Code
PC013
Dates
1872
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1980
Physical Description
1 photographic print : albumen, black-and-white, mounted ; 15 1/2 x 11 inches
Inscriptions
Boston - 1872 Fire not a J. W. Black photograph found at Parson, Smith House; Windham, ME, Recv'd Oct 1980
Dimensions
15 1/2x 11(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP collection number: OVP 106
James Wallace Black collection number: 8
James Wallace Black photo number: 52
GUSN
225011
Reference Code
PC013.TMP.008

Record details

Other People
Black, James Wallace, 1825-1896
Descriptive Terms
commercial buildings
disasters
fire engines
fires (events)
rubble
ruins
steam engines (engines)
Material Type
albumen prints
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Federal Street (Boston, Mass.)
Great Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872
Pearl 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 1 of 2 - J.W.
Black

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