Great New York Fire of 16 December 1835

Description

1836 illustration of the Great New York Fire of 16 December 1835. More than 600 buildings were destroyed in the Wall Street neighborhood of Lower Manhattan. At the time, losses were placed at $2 million dollars or approximately $53 million in 2011$.

Source and Copyright

Medium Illustration
Source Library of Congress
Copyright Public Domain
Disclaimer Courtesy of the Library of Congress