Rubble from 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-225118

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Description

Huge blocks of rubble dominate the foreground of this image with ruins visible in the background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fires (events)
disasters
rubble
ruins
streetscapes
photographs
albumen prints

Inscription

[22] (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

James Wallace Black collection number 22
James Wallace Black photo number 63

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.017

Image Dimensions

16 x 12 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Black, James Wallace, 1825-1896 (Photographer)

Material Type

photographs
albumen prints

Subjects

Great Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872

Description Level

Item

Location Note

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