No. 451, East Main Street, Norwich Flood

Description (Brief):

black and white stereograph mounted on orange cardstock; photograph by Edward Z. Webster; printed on verso "Webster's / Stereoscopic Views of the Great Flood, Mar. 26, 1876. / Norwich, during the Flood / No. 451, Shows both sides of East Main street, from Union street, to the Universalist Church, Franklin Square, and almost the entire street is under water. / Gallery, corner Main and Shetucket Sts., Norwich."; handwritten on verso "Lewis No 3"; flooded, unpaved street flanked by flooded building extends through center of image from foreground to background; at end of street is the Universalist Church; in the foreground, a large group of men have gathered on both sides of the street to pose for the photograph

Date Made: 1876-03-26

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Norwich

Subject: MenFloodsDisastersArchitectureChurchCity landscape


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.3033.0721Nonaccession Number: 2012.3033Catalog Number: 2012.3033.0721

Object Name: stereograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 in x 7 in; 10.16 cm x 17.78 cm


Record Id: nmah_1899841

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