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Combination views, before and after the fire, Boston, Nov. 9 and 10, 1872.

Title
Combination views, before and after the fire, Boston, Nov. 9 and 10, 1872.
Publication
1872.
Electronic Resource
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Details

Additional Authors
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Description
70 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w; 88x178mm.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Views are mounted on both sides of mount, one view showing the scene before the fire, one view showing the scene after. 35 mounts, 70 views.
  • Publisher not identified.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F298
Title
Combination views, before and after the fire, Boston, Nov. 9 and 10, 1872.
Imprint
1872.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Boston before and after the fire, 1872: general view from the city hall; street views including Frnaklin St., Milk St. from Washington, SummerSt. Pearl St., Washington St., Water St. showing businesses, traffic, carts; the Old South Church (untouched after the fire); the Transcript building and neighboring businesses; the National Revere bank; scenes of the destruction include the safe from the National Revere bank lying amid the rubble, wagons being used to haul away rubble; remains of buildings propped up with lumber; smoke still rising from the rubble. Some views duplicated.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Added Author
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F298
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