Fireboats in action putting out fire on wharf, Boston, Mass., 1906

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1906

GUSN

GUSN-190805

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Description

The full color postcard depicts a large fire boat with two streams of water spraying a wharf. Two men on a row boat watch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fireboats
wharves
rowed watercraft
commercial buildings
fires (events)
postcards
photographs

Physical Description

1 postcard

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1925-05-01

Reference Code

PC001.03.01.TMP.028

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Detroit Publishing Co. (Publisher)

Material Type

postcards
photographs

Accruals Note

W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 76-77. Original in Postcards - Boston, MA

Description Level

Item