Group of men in front of a building ruin, 1872

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1872

Location Note

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

GUSN

GUSN-225016

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Description

This image shows no. 52 Kilby Street, looking towards State Street. Formally dressed men stand in front of a building ruin, possibly that of Andrew C. Spring and Company, at street level. A sign says "Black photo" on the left side of the image.

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 19
James Wallace Black photo number 36

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

PC013

Collection Name

James Wallace Black photographic collection of the Boston Fire, 1872

Reference Code

PC013.TMP.013

Image Dimensions

16 x 12 (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
- Box 2 of 2 - J.W.
Black