Firemen in the street outside a numbered building facade, 1872

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1872

Location Note

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

GUSN

GUSN-225013

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Description

Firemen, workers and onlookers stand in the street outside a building facade showing the numbers for the businesses. A sign for "Black Photo" is visible in the image.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

negative number 51657-A
James Wallace Black collection number 21
James Wallace Black photo number 81

Physical Description

1 photographic print : albumen, black-and-white, mounted ; 16 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches

Collection Code

PC013

Collection Name

James Wallace Black photographic collection of the Boston Fire, 1872

Reference Code

PC013.TMP.010

Image Dimensions

16 1/4 x 12 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Black, James Wallace, 1825-1896

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\n - Box 2 of 2 - J.W.\n Black