[Building on fire, Kankakee, IL]

Charles KnowltonMay 1, 1887

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

A building actively on fire with one wall almost fully burned away. The building is alongside a river and a crowd of people is in the street watching.


  • Title: [Building on fire, Kankakee, IL]
  • Creator: Charles Knowlton
  • Date Created: May 1, 1887
  • Location Created: Kankakee, Illinois, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 10.9 × 18.5 cm (4 5/16 × 7 5/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XP.1406.2
  • Culture: American
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Charles Knowlton (American, born about 1844)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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