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Washington Street looking towards the Old South Meeting House after the Boston Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872

PC013.TMP.012 (RS100024)

Description

A fire engine is in front of the Old South Meeting House.The business establishments lining Washington Street can be seen. Rubble lays in the street in the foreground.

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Details

Collection Name
James Wallace Black photographic collection of the Boston Fire, 1872
Collection Code
PC013
Dates
1872
Physical Description
1 photographic print : albumen, black-and-white, mounted ; 15 3/4 x 13 inches
Dimensions
15 3/4x 13(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
James Wallace Black collection number: 15
James Wallace Black Photo number: 59
GUSN
225015
Reference Code
PC013.TMP.012

Record details

Originator
Black, James Wallace, 1825-1896 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
churches (buildings)
commercial buildings
disasters
historic sites
meeting houses (religious buildings)
streetscapes
Material Type
albumen prints
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)
Great Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Old South Meeting House (Boston, Mass.)

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