Ruins of the Bank of North America, Devonshire St., after the Boston Fire

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Stereo views: Mass.: Boston: Boston Fire 1872: Devonshire St.

GUSN

GUSN-195205

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Description

Two men sit on the ruins of the Bank of North America at 75 Franklin Street at the intersection with Devonshire Street that was destroyed in the Great Fire of Boston on November 9-10, 1872. The remaining sections of the structure are surrounded by rubble. Other devastated buildings can be seen in the background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

banks (financial institutions)
ruins
rubble
destruction
fires (events)
events
stereographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000281
AccessID 526
Other identifier HNEDID-000281

Physical Description

1 stereograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.04.01.USMA.0170.0470.001

Date Notes

1872

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

J.W. & J.S. Moulton (Firm) (photographer)
Moulton, J. W. (Joshua W.) (Photographer)
Moulton, John S., b. ca. 1820 (Photographer)

Material Type

stereographs
photographs

Other Organizations

Bank of North America

Subjects

Devonshire Street (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Street (Boston, Mass.)
Great Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Stereo views: Mass.: Boston: Boston Fire 1872: Devonshire St.