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Fireman's certificate, 1787

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Fireman's certificate, 1787
Godwin, Abraham, 1763-1835 (Engraver)
A. Brown & Co. (Lithographer)

Wallach Division Picture Collection

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

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1863
Borders (Ornament areas)
New York (N.Y.). Fire Dept -- To 1899
Fire fighting -- New York (State) -- New York -- To 1899
Certificates -- 1700-1799
Reproductive prints
Statement of responsibility: "Godwin sculpt." "Lith for D.T. Valentine's manual for 1863, by A. Brown & Co. 47 Nassau St. N.Y."--lettered on border.
Source note: Manual of the Corporation of the city of New York. (New York : The Council, 1840-1870) New York (N.Y.). Common Council, Author.
Physical Description
Transfer lithographs
Extent: 21 x 24 cm (8 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.)
"Voluntary aid." "These are to certify that George Warner is pursuant to law nominated and appointed one of the firemen of the City of New York, July 2nd, 1787, Rov. Benson Cm."--lettered on image.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17538225
Barcode: 33333159156906
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 28261600-c55d-012f-1fa9-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1763: Creator Born
  • 1835: Creator Died
  • 1863: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

The New York Public Library. "Fireman's certificate, 1787" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1863. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cdff-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The New York Public Library. "Fireman's certificate, 1787" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 15, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cdff-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The New York Public Library. (1863). Fireman's certificate, 1787 Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cdff-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Fireman's certificate, 1787