May 16, 2024 - Sale 2669

Sale 2669 - Lot 5

Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
A panorama titled View of the Burnt District from Chauncy Street, Boston, Nov. 1872. The 3-part panorama documents the devastation caused by the Great Fire of Boston on November 9-10, 1872. Different areas of the city are identified on the mount, including the intersection in the foreground (Arch Street and Summer Street), Trinity Church, Bunker Hill, City Hall, Custom House, South Boston, and more. Albumen prints, the overall image measuring 12½x45¾ inches (31.7x116.2 cm.), the mount approximately 18x52 inches (45.7x132 cm.), with Black's printed credit, title, and date, and identified areas noted in ink, on mount recto; framed. 1872