Panoramic view of the ruins of the Great Salem Fire, June 25, 1914

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1914-06-25

Location Note

OVP 72

GUSN

GUSN-221436

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Description

Panoramic view of the aftermath of the Salem Fire showing city blocks of ruins, many with only the chimneys standing, and people in cars or walking along the streets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

disasters
panoramas
photographs
photomechanical prints

Inscription

[on photo]
Ruins of the Great Salem Fire, June 25, 1914
Published by Tichnor Brothers, Inc.,
251 Causeway Street, Boston, Mass.
Other photographs of Salem fire:

Homeless endeavoring to save their household goods
Residential sections in big Salem fire, buildings entirely wiped out
Scene at the great Salem fire (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

Oversize photograph number OVP0227-B

Physical Description

1 photograph : photomechanical ; 29 x 7 1/8 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.227-B

Image Dimensions

7 1/8 x 29 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Tichnor Bros., Inc. (Publisher)

Material Type

photographs
photomechanical prints

Description Level

Item

Location Note

OVP 72