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Boston fire, Federal Street looking towards Pearl Street, Steamer 10, 1872

Item Information

Title:
Boston fire, Federal Street looking towards Pearl Street, Steamer 10, 1872
Description:
The number 10 steam fire engine is surrounded by workers and onlookers in the midst of rubble on Federal Street, Boston, Massachusetts.
Date:
1872
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
albumen prints
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC013: James Wallace Black photographic collection of the Boston Fire, 1872
Subjects:
fires (events)
disasters
rubble
ruins
commercial buildings
fire engines
steam engines (engines)
Great Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872
Federal Street (Boston, Mass.)
Pearl Street (Boston, Mass.)
Black, James Wallace, 1825-1896
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
MaineCumberland (county)South Windham
Parson Smith House - Main House (South Windham, Me.)
Extent:
1 photographic print : albumen, black-and-white, mounted ; 15 1/2 x 11 inches
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Identifier:
225011
Call #:
PC013.TMP.008