Group portrait of unidentified men standing among the ruins of the Boston Fire

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1872

GUSN

GUSN-202355

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Description

Group portrait of unidentified men, some in firefighters uniforms, standing on the site of ruins created by the Boston Fire. One man is gesturing towards a Consumers Protective Association milk truck.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wagons (cargo vehicles)
uniforms
Costume (Hierarchy Name)
firefighters
ruins
events
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: {exchange Aug. 1981 (Henry Deeks, 1880 Mass. Ave., Cambridge) N.B. This is [underlined: not] by James Black}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 143
OVP Number OVP0105

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

August 1981

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.105

Image Dimensions

11.5 x 16.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Exchange with Henry Deeks.

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Other Organizations

Consumers Protective Association (Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Boston Fire, 1872
Disasters
Fires
Horses
Working animals
Boston (Mass.)

Restrictions

Light staining, top center of recto.

Description Level

Item