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Portable Water Tank, Fire Department, New York City.

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804721
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Names
Oram, Louis (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

New York City -- Fire Department -- 1899 & Earlier

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1887
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Fir-18
Topics
New York (N.Y.). Fire Dept -- To 1899
Horses -- New York (State) -- New York -- To 1899
Fire engines -- New York (State) -- New York -- To 1899
Water tanks -- New York (State) -- New York -- To 1899
Notes
Content : 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 ..."

Source note: Our firemen : a history of New York Fire Department. (New York : A. Costello, 1887) Costello, Augustine E., Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 12 x 14 cm. (4 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1615357
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17538225
Barcode : 33333159156609
UUID: 3a61a370-c55d-012f-4349-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1887: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Portable Water Tank, Fire Department, New York City." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1887. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ce05-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Portable Water Tank, Fire Department, New York City." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ce05-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1887). Portable Water Tank, Fire Department, New York City. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ce05-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Portable Water Tank, Fire Department, New York City.