Onlookers outside a building with columns, Boston fire, 1872

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1872

Location Note

Boston Fire of 1872\n - Box 1 of 2 - J.W.\n Black

GUSN

GUSN-225121

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Description

Onlookers stand in front of a building which has scaffolding on the top and along the side. Identifid as the same Post Office that can be seen in the James Wallace Black collection # 9 and 10.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

James Wallace Black collection number 11
James Wallace Black photo number 24

Physical Description

1 photographic print : albumen, black-and-white, mounted ; 15 1/2 x 13 inches

Collection Code

PC013

Collection Name

James Wallace Black photographic collection of the Boston Fire, 1872

Reference Code

PC013.TMP.019

Image Dimensions

15.5 x 13 (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

Subjects

Great Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Boston Fire of 1872\n - Box 1 of 2 - J.W.\n Black