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The American Fireman Facing the Enemy



The American Fireman Facing the Enemy
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Title: The American Fireman Facing the Enemy
Description: A fire fighter stands over a fire as he trains his hose on the flames. This depicts the close proximity to the fire fire fighters were required to work before steam-powered pumpers became standard equipment.

Image ID: 22879
Creation
Date:
1858 
Creator
Name:
Maurer, Louis
Collection
Name:
Classified File****
Genre: Print
Additional
Information:
From a four-part Currier and Ives series of hand-colored lithographs held by the Library of Congress.
Subjects: Fires
Uniforms
Fire extinction
Fire fighters
Men
 

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