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After the great Boston fire, looking towards Franklin Street, 1872

PC013.TMP.003 (RS99999)

Description

A large group of officials pose in front of the rubble with workers and onlookers in the back. A man standing in the back, on the left hand side, holds up a sign with the number 18 on it. The Post Office building where the fire was halted can also be seen.

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Details

Collection Name
James Wallace Black photographic collection of the Boston Fire, 1872
Collection Code
PC013
Dates
1872
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1919-04-11
Physical Description
1 photographic print : albumen, black-and-white, mounted ; 17 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches
Dimensions
17 1/4x 12 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Gift of Mrs. Alex Porter in memory of Mr. Porter, 11 April 1919
Additional Identification Number
OVP number: OVP 110
James Wallace Black collection number: 10
negative number: 51137-A
GUSN
225135
Reference Code
PC013.TMP.003

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

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