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[Portable water tank, Fire Department, New York City.]

Image ID: 804721

[Portable water tank, Fire Department, New York City.] (1887)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Portable water tank, Fire Department, New York City.]


: Oram, Louis -- Artist

Published Date

: 1887

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 12 x 14 cm. (4 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)


: Printed on image: "Engine company 20." "No. 1." Printed on border: "'Tanks would be required,' said Chief Bates, 'at such places as Ridley's in Grand Street, Claflin's, and in Nassau Street. At these points there is danger of a very serious fire. The main water pipes are laid four feet ..."

Original Source

: From Our firemen : a history of New York Fire Department. (New York : A. Costello, 1887) Costello, Augustine E., Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / New York City -- fire department -- 1899 & earlier

Source Description

: 3 folders (115 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC NEW YC-Fir-18

Digital ID

: 804721

Record ID

: 690983

Digital Item Published

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

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