View of the ruins caused by the great fire northeast corner of Sixth and Market st. which began on the night of Weds. April 30, 1856 - From the northwest.
Shows burnt ruins and fire debris lining Sixth Street above Market from the fire begun in the rag and paper warehouse of Jessup & Moore on North Street below Arch. Includes a line of men standing on debris and Independence Hall in the background. The fire razed forty-four buildings, which caused a loss of half of a million dollars.