Conflagration of the National Theatre, corner of Portland and Traverse Streets, Boston

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1853

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Portland St.

GUSN

GUSN-198731

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Description

This engraving depicts a large crowd gathering in the foreground to see the large building being consumed by the fire.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fires (events)
firefighters
theaters (buildings)
prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR174

Physical Description

1 news line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.2850.002

Image Dimensions

15 x 11 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Gleason's Pictorial

Material Type

prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Restrictions

Excellent

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Portland St.