Men in front of the ruin of the H. & J. Pfaff Brewery, 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-225120

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Description

Six men pose outside the ruins of the H. & J. Pfaff Brewery after the Boston fire in 1872. Signs show businesses that have resumed operations at new locations.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

James Wallace Black collection number 25
James Wallace Black photo number 9

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

PC013

Collection Name

James Wallace Black photographic collection of the Boston Fire, 1872

Reference Code

PC013.TMP.018

Image Dimensions

16.5 x 12.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Black, James Wallace, 1825-1896 (Photographer)

Material Type

photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)
albumen prints

Other Organizations

H. & J. Pfaff Brewery (Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Great Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872

Description Level

Item

Location Note

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