Boston fire, Trinity Church in the rear, 1872

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1872

Location Note

Boston Fire of 1872\n - Box 1 of 2 - J.W.\n Black

GUSN

GUSN-224893

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Description

A group of men stand in front of ruins in downtown Boston with the rear of Trinity Church in the background. The image shows a sign for "Black Photo."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

OVP Number OVP 117
James Wallace Black collection number 2
negative number 51658-A
James Wallace Black photo number 6

Physical Description

1 photographic print : albumen, black-and-white, mounted ; 16 x 11 3/4 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.004

Image Dimensions

16 x 11 3/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
South Windham (Cumberland county, Maine)

Record Details

Originator

Black, James Wallace, 1825-1896 (Photographer)

Material Type

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

Subjects

Great Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Boston Fire of 1872
- Box 1 of 2 - J.W.
Black