Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-23134 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.
Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-23134 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.

[Firehouse scene in Philadelphia showing firemen from the Weccacoe Engine Company pulling a hand-drawn fire engine as other firemen scramble to readiness]

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From the Collection

Description

Additional Makers: Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)

1 drawing : watercolor over graphite underdrawing.

Image Credit

Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-23134

From the Watercolour World

Location

117 Queen Street, Philadelphia, USA

Country

Tww Comment

This building was opened in the early 1800s but was destroyed by fire in the late 1840s. See https://www.inquirer.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/philadelphia/philly-history/queen-village-firehouse-finds-new-life-in-new-century-20171215.html for a history of the firehouse and site.