photographic print(black and white)
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Photograph (black and white); view of a stone building on St. James Place, east of Place d’Armes, burned by fire and covered in ice; several ladders from a horse drawn fire cart are against the building, and several firemen are standing on the ladders; Montreal, Canada.
- Production date
- 22 Jan 1888
Height: 15.40 centimetres (image)
Width: 21.60 centimetres (image)
- Curator's comments
Related information: this image was found with a slip of paper stating that it was possibly by W M Notman and Sons.
Context: fire destroyed a five story building on Little St. James Street, during the middle of the night on the 22nd of January, 1888. This photograph was taken the morning of the 22nd, after the water had frozen onto the facade.
- Not on display
- Foxing on the image and partially torn.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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