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Title
First fire engine in New York in 1730
Additional title: Manuscript with a fire fighting scene, 1730
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

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

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Fir-18
Topics
New York (N.Y.). Fire Dept -- To 1899
Fire fighting -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1730-1739
Fire fighters -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1730-1739
Genres
Sketches
Reproductions
Notes
Content: Printed on image: "This is a fair copie of ye Ingen arrived from London and now in ye City Hall 7 feete wide on ye board and 9 feete on worke poole, 13 feete long in the whole--manned by 12 tugmen eleven buckett men and 1 pipe man." "(In the year 1730.)"
Source note: History of New York City, from the discovery of present day. (New York : Virtue, 1872) Stone, William Leete (1835-1908), Author.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 13 x 18 cm. (5 x 7 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1615357
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17538225
Barcode: 33333159157177
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 316ebd40-c55d-012f-05be-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "First fire engine in New York in 1730" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cdc0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "First fire engine in New York in 1730" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cdc0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1872). First fire engine in New York in 1730 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cdc0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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First fire engine in New York in 1730