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Image: Franklin Street, Boston, After the Great Fire

Photo Credit: copy photo: J. Giammatteo
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Franklin Street, Boston, After the Great Fire

1872
19th century
305 x 418 mm (12 x 16.5 in.)

James Wallace Black, American, (1825–1896)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Albumen print from glass-plate negative
Marks: Signed in ink on mount below image, lower left; signed on negative, left: “Black Photo”
Bibliography: Pamela Hoyle, The Boston Ambience (Boston, MA: Boston Atheneum, 1981), pp. 13–29 and cat. no. 35; Helmut Gernsheim, History of Photography, p. 508.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1985
Accession Number: 1985.10.4

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  • architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]
  • Boston - TGN 7013445
  • disasters - Sudden calamitous events producing great material damage, loss, or distress. W [July 1990 descriptor added.]
  • fire - From TGM: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/tgm/item/tgm003993
  • fires - Use for events where something is totally or partially consumed by fire, whether intentionally or by accident. For the process of altering, injuring, or consuming something by fire or heat, use "burning." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added; descriptor moved. November 1992 lead-in term added. May 1991 alternate term added.]
  • Massachusetts - TGN 7007517
  • New England - TGN 7014203 (general region): Refers to several states settled by English colonists, including Connecticut, Maine, Massaschusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. The coastline has many harbors. It is on a broad continental shelf, with forested hills inland. It was inhabited by the 9th mill. BCE; the Algonquians were here when the Europeans settled in early 17th century.
  • Northeastern United States - TGN 4011496 (general region): The term typically refers to New England and the northern Atlantic seaboard, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.

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  • image Dimensions: 305 x 418 mm (12 x 16.5 in.)

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