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The fire at the Crystal Palace.

Image ID: 801350

The fire at the Crystal Palace. (1882)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The fire at the Crystal Palace.

Published Date

: 1882

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 13 x 14 cm. (5 x 5 1/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "Reservior Square, on Sixth Avenue, from Fortieth to Forty-second Street, was burned to the ground at about five o'clock in the evening. For some days the American Institute had been holding its annual fair in the building, and many well-known New York merchants were represented by costly wares. The fire-engines (Nos. 16, 28, and 31), together will hose- ... "

Original Source

: From The story of the volunteer fire department of the city of New York. (New York : Harper, 1882) Sheldon, George William (1843-1914), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / New York City -- Crystal Palace

Source Description

: 1 folder (40 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 801350

Record ID

: 690605

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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