Montage of photographs of the Great Chelsea Fire, Chelsea, Mass., Apr. 12, 1908

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1908-04-12

Location Note

OVP 101

GUSN

GUSN-221411

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Description

Montage of photographs of the Great Chelsea Fire, April 12, 1908, showing ruins at various locations.

Details

Descriptive Terms

disasters
firefighting equipment
photographs
photomechanical prints
photographic prints

Inscription

The Great Chelsea Fire, Sunday, April 12, 1908. (printed)
[printed on individual photos]
Remains of abandoned Lynn Fire Engine. Chelsea, Mass.
Cadets and Coast Artillery guarding Chelsea Savings Bank
Ruins of Fitz Public Library, Chelsea, Mass.
Boston's largest engine abandoned and destroyed at the Chelsea Fire, April 12, 1908
Universalist Church, Fourth and Chestnut St.
*The Burning of Chelsea. Sunday, April 12, 1908. [middle photo]
Ruins of Williams School and First Universalist Church, Chelsea, Mass.
Ruins of Unitarian Church, Chelsea, Mass.
Remains of Frost Hospital, Chelsea, Mass.
Ruins of St. Rose Church, Chelsea, Mass.
High School, Chelsea, Mass., with a line of people bound for passes
Central Church from Broadway, Chelsea, Mass.
Ruins of Fay School, Chelsea, Mass. (printed)
Gift of Wm. S. Appleton
15 June 1934

Additional Identification Number

Oversize photograph number OVP0178

Physical Description

1 photographic print : photomechanical ; 24 7/8 x 15 1/4 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1934-06-15

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.178

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

15 1/4 x 24 7/8 (HxW)(inches)

Record Details

Material Type

photographs
photomechanical prints
photographic prints

Description Level

Item

Location Note

OVP 101