Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-50660 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.
Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-50660 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.

[Fire in Philadelphia] / J. Queen.

Date

1850 - 1869

Collection

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From the Collection

Description

1 drawing : watercolor and graphite heightened with white ; sheet 55.5 x 47 cm. | Drawing shows Weccacoe engine fire fighters and Hibernia fire fighters before the Hope fire station in Philadelphia, which has caught on fire. The fire fighters are operating fire engines to pump water into the building as people in neighboring buildings watch from windows and doorways.

Image Credit

Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-50660

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Location

Hope Engine Company No. 17, Philadelphia, USA

Country