Illustrated sheet music cover. Two young children, the orphans of the song, clinging to each other. Behind them are a burning street and a fire engine. The Gothic church in the background is Trinity Church on Summer Street in Boston. which was destroyed in the fire on November 9, 1872.
Details
Title
Homeless Tonight, or Boston in Ashes
Artist Life
1832 - 1892
Role
Lithographer
Accession Number
P.82.40.295
Provenance
Dr. Robert D. Semsch; given to MIA, 1982.
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Illustrated sheet music cover. Two young children, the orphans of the song, clinging to each other. Behind them are a burning street and a fire engine. The Gothic church in the background is Trinity Church on Summer Street in Boston. which was destroyed in the fire on November 9, 1872.