Old South Meeting House in Boston, corner of Washington and Milk Streets, Boston, Mass., 1872

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1872

Location Note

Stereo views: Mass.: Boston: Boston Fire 1872: Washington St.

GUSN

GUSN-269292

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Description

The Old South Meeting House stands amid the ruins of the Great Boston Fire in 1872. The building is seen from the Milk Street side of the intersection. The item verso has a historical description of the Meeting House, signed "N.B.S."

Details

Descriptive Terms

streetscapes
meeting houses (religious buildings)
churches (buildings)
exterior views
historic sites
disasters
stereographs
photographs

Physical Description

1 stereograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.04.01.USMA.0170.0630.004

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

stereographs
photographs

Subjects

Great Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872
Architectural photography
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Milk Street (Boston, Mass.)
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Publisher Series

Ruins of Great Fire in Boston : Nov. 9th and 10th, 1872

Location Note

Stereo views: Mass.: Boston: Boston Fire 1872: Washington St.