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View of Federal Street before the 1872 fire, with 117 Federal Street (Chamberlin Bros. & Co. Wool) in the foreground. Horse-drawn carts (commercial traffic) are on the street.
central business districts
business (commercial function)
Recto of mount: Federal Street before the fire in 1872; Verso of mount: Gift of Baldwin Coolidge Fall of 1918 [in ink:] Federal St. Boston, before the fire of 1872 Gift of Mr. Baldwin Coolidge, Fall of 1918
OVP Photo Database Number 26
OVP Number OVP0030
1 photographic print
General photographic collection
15.125 x 12.375 (HxW)(inches)
Gift of Baldwin Coolidge.
Butler, Sise & Co. Hardware (Boston, Mass.)
Chamberlin Bros. & Co. (Boston, Mass.)
Nichols, Parker & Dupee (Boston, Mass.)
Display of merchandise
Signs and signboards
Federal Street (Boston, Mass.)
Smudged and dirty; pieces of right edge of mount missing, as well as numerous cracks.