Panoramic view of the ruins after the Great Fire in Boston

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1872

Location Note

Verticale file 4: OVR 21-30

GUSN

GUSN-198910

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Description

This view shows ruins and buildings from Boston's Great Fire with the Harbor in the background. It was made from photographs by J. W. Black of Boston.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fires (events)
ruins
buildings (structures)
prints (visual works)
wood engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR26OVR

Physical Description

1 wood engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.02.026

Image Dimensions

19 x 56 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]

Record Details

Originator

Franck Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (Printer)
Black, James Wallace, 1825-1896 (Photographer)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
wood engravings (prints)

Subjects

Great Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872

Restrictions

poor

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Verticale file 4: OVR 21-30