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View of the burned out sections of the city of Quebec, Canada, following the great fire of October 14, 1866, artist's impression, zoomable image.

Scanned by: 
Jia Ma, House Divided Project, Dickinson College
Scan date: 
11/13/2015
Notes: 
Cropped, sized, and prepared for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, June 12, 2016.
Image type: 
engraving
Courtesy of: 
Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College
Original caption: 
The scene of the great conflagration at Quebec, Canada, Sunday, Oct.14th, by which 2,500 buildings were destroyed and 18,000 people rendered homeless - From a sketch by our Special Artist, C.E. Bonwill.
Source citation: 

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, November 3, 1866, p. 105.