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The Great Conflagration in New York City, ... Loss $2,000,000

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Date made: 1865
Maker: Unknown
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 13 3/4 x 20 1/2 in.; 34.925 x 52.07 cm
ID number: DL*60.3795
Negative number: 2003-19763


Black and white print; newspaper clipping of an illustration depicting a multi-story building (Barnum's American Museum) in flames. Two fire engines are in the foreground amidst firemen attempting to extinguish the blaze. The fire occurred on July 13, 1865 and the illustration is from"Frank Leslie's Illustrated", July 29,1865.