Group of men stand in the ruins of the Boston fire, 1872

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1872

Location Note

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

GUSN

GUSN-225014

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Description

A group of formally dressed men stand next to an arched ruin with workers in the foreground. There are also removal signs showing businesses that have resumed operation at new locations.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

James Wallace Black collection number 24
James Wallace Black Photo number 11

Physical Description

1 photographic print : albumen, black-and-white, mounted ; 15 1/4 x 13 inches

Collection Code

PC013

Collection Name

James Wallace Black photographic collection of the Boston Fire, 1872

Reference Code

PC013.TMP.011

Image Dimensions

15 1/4 x 13 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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