Washington Street looking towards the Old South Meeting House after the Boston Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1872

GUSN

GUSN-225015

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Description

A fire engine is in front of the Old South Meeting House.The business establishments lining Washington Street can be seen. Rubble lays in the street in the foreground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

streetscapes
meeting houses (religious buildings)
churches (buildings)
historic sites
commercial buildings
disasters
albumen prints
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

James Wallace Black collection number 15
James Wallace Black Photo number 59

Physical Description

1 photographic print : albumen, black-and-white, mounted ; 15 3/4 x 13 inches

Collection Code

PC013

Collection Name

James Wallace Black photographic collection of the Boston Fire, 1872

Reference Code

PC013.TMP.012

Image Dimensions

15 3/4 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
Architectural photography
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item