The J. Paul Getty Museum

Hussey Wells & Co., Federal Street

Object Details

Title:

Hussey Wells & Co., Federal Street

Artist/Maker:

James Wallace Black (American, 1825 - 1896)

Culture:

American

Place:

Boston, Massachusetts, United States (Place Created)

Date:

1872

Medium:

Albumen street print

Object Number:

84.XP.785.47

Dimensions:

14.9 × 19.7 cm (5 7/8 × 7 3/4 in.)

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Object Description

A group of men standing on the rubble of the Hussey Wells & Co. building, holding a surviving circular sawblade.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.