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The Boston Fire of 1872... several prints...
Item # 611105
November 23, 1872
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, November 23, 1872
* Boston, Massachusetts, many scenes
The prime content within this issue are the front page print, "The Fire at Boston". Other related prints are present as well. Note: The Great Boston Fire of 1872 was Boston's largest urban fire and still one of the most costly fire-related property losses in American history (wikipedia).
Several additional displayable prints are included within the issue: "Plan of Boston, Showing the Extent of the Fire", "New South Wales Agricultural Exhibit", "scene from 'False Shame' at the Globe Theater", a double-page foldout titled "The Voyage to China...", "Waterspouts on the Mediterranean", "The New City Museum, Guildhall", "The Steam-ship Hindoo...", "The Pelsall Hall Colliery...Scene of the Flooding", full-page portraits of the King and Queen of Saxony, "Medals for the Vienna Exhibition" (see images).
The issue is complete in approximately 22 pages, and is in very nice condition. Please note that this does not include a two-page pullout.
Category: Post-Civil War