Boston fire, Kilby and Water Streets, 1872

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1872

Location Note

Boston Fire of 1872\n - Box 2 of 2 - J.W.\n Black (18)

GUSN

GUSN-224882

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Description

A group of people stand in front of the building rubble at Kilby and Water Streets in Boston, Massachusetts. Signs, sticking out of the rubble, give the relocation addresses for businesses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fires (events)
disasters
rubble
ruins
commercial buildings
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
albumen prints

Additional Identification Number

OVP number 108
James Wallace Black collection number 18
James Wallace Black photo number 53

Physical Description

1 photographic print : albumen, black-and-white, mounted ; 17 x 11 1/2 inches

Custodial History

Found at Parson Smith House, Windham, Maine. Received by Library Oct. 1980.

Collection Code

PC013

Collection Name

James Wallace Black photographic collection of the Boston Fire, 1872

Date of Acquisition

1980-10

Reference Code

PC013.TMP.001

Image Dimensions

17 x 11 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
South Windham (Cumberland county, Maine)

Record Details

Originator

Black, James Wallace, 1825-1896 (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
albumen prints

Subjects

Great Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872
Water Street (Boston, Mass.)
Kilby Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Boston Fire of 1872
- Box 2 of 2 - J.W.
Black (18)