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Topic: fire

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The sacrifice

The sacrifice

Print shows the Roman knight Mutius Scaevola putting his hand into a flame while a group of Etruscans stands by.

Mutius Scaevola

Mutius Scaevola

Print shows the Roman hero Mutius Scaevola, who saved Rome from the Etruscan king Lars Porsena in ca. 509 B.C., putting his hand into the fire.

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys on the 16 Augst. 1776 / engrav'd from the original picture by S. Serres from a sketch of Sir James Wallace's.

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys...

Print shows American ships attacking the British warships Phoenix and Rose on the Hudson River in New York.

All on fire, or the doctors disappointed, a view taken in Lord Foleys Garden, Sep. 29, 1784

All on fire, or the doctors disappointed, a view taken in Lord Foleys ...

Print shows second trial by Dr. John Sheldon, anatomist, to launch a balloon at Lord Foley's grounds in Portland Place, London, which resulted in the balloon's destruction by fire (Source: L.T.C. Rolt, The Aero... more

A view of the saw-mill & block house upon Fort Anne Creek, the property of Genl. Skeene, which on Genl. Burgoyne's army advancing, was set fire to, by the Americans

A view of the saw-mill & block house upon Fort Anne Creek, the propert...

Print shows a sawmill belonging to loyalist Philip Skene and the blockhouse at Fort Anne which were burned by American forces, reteating in advance of the British army under the command of General Burgoyne.

Fire
Advantages of wearing muslin dresses! / Js. Gillray,inv: & ft.

Advantages of wearing muslin dresses! / Js. Gillray,inv: & ft.

A fat lady, sitting with a man and woman at a tea table, reacts in horror as a hot poker from the fire falls on her dress and sets it on fire. The man sits helplessly while the second woman upsets the table in ... more

Hamamatsu

Hamamatsu

Print shows travelers warming themselves at a large fire on the Tōkaidō Road near the Hamamatsu station.

[Thomas Carlyle, author]

[Thomas Carlyle, author]

Japanese print shows Carlyle horrified to see his manuscript burn after his dog upsets a lamp.

Indians set fire to their village at the approach of de Soto / J.W. Orr, N.Y.

Indians set fire to their village at the approach of de Soto / J.W. Or...

Indians burning their village in Arkansas, at the approach of de Soto.

The Fireman. No. 4, At a fire. What boys may expect when they get in Firemen's way

The Fireman. No. 4, At a fire. What boys may expect when they get in F...

Print shows a fireman standing in the street, holding a water hose, which he uses to squirt a young boy who has gotten too close to the action.

The Fireman. No. 3, Near a fire. Say! Just hold this while I fetch another section, will you. (Likely?)

The Fireman. No. 3, Near a fire. Say! Just hold this while I fetch ano...

Print shows a fireman standing in the street, holding a water hose with a small amount of water coming from the nozzle; he asks a man standing on the sidewalk, smoking a cigar, if he will hold the hose while he... more

The Fireman. No. 1, Running to a fire. A colision [sic]

The Fireman. No. 1, Running to a fire. A colision [sic]

Print shows a fireman running down a street, blowing a horn; he has run into a street vendor's stand, upsetting baskets of fruit and knocking a cup and plate off a small table.

The Fireman. No. 2, Near a fire. An unknown attachment

The Fireman. No. 2, Near a fire. An unknown attachment

Print shows a fireman running down a street, carrying a ladder over his shoulder; the hooks at the top of the ladder have accidently snagged the coat of a pedestrian and he is on the verge of falling. A leaky w... more

Certificate of honorary membership of the Weccacoe Fire Company, Philadelphia / des. & lith. by Jas. Queen ; printed in oil colors by P.S. Duval & Son, Pha.

Certificate of honorary membership of the Weccacoe Fire Company, Phila...

Print shows a certificate for honorary membership in the Weccacoe Fire Company of Philadelphia, with views of five firehouses, horse-drawn engines, and other firefighting equipment.

Pioneers, woods on fire, Indians, 7 going [...] in the woods

Pioneers, woods on fire, Indians, 7 going [...] in the woods

Soldiers carrying blanket (with wounded?) on poles.

Fire next door to Willard's Hotel, Washington, D.C. Ellsworth's New York fire Zouaves extinguishing the flames / / from a sketch by our special artist.

Fire next door to Willard's Hotel, Washington, D.C. Ellsworth's New Yo...

Engraving showing building on fire next to Willard Hotel; Ellworth's New York fire Zouaves firefighters in action with fire pumps and hoses; crowd gathered on street watching flames pouring from windows and roo... more

The Bivouac fire at the outposts of our army on the Potomac
Colonel Ellsworth's New York Fire Zouaves

Colonel Ellsworth's New York Fire Zouaves

Group standing, with battle flags.

[James River, Va. Deck of iron-clad gunboat Galena, showing stack damaged by fire from Fort Darling, May 15, 1862]

[James River, Va. Deck of iron-clad gunboat Galena, showing stack dama...

Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy, 1861-1865.

U.S. Fire Department, Alexandria, Va., with steam fire engines, July, 1863

U.S. Fire Department, Alexandria, Va., with steam fire engines, July, ...

Photograph shows fire fighters and steam fire engines in front of the Alexandria, Virginia fire department which was taken over by Union forces in early 1863.

Preamble & resolutions adopted by the Fire Department of Philadelphia, April 20th, 1865, expressive of regret of the death of our late President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln

Preamble & resolutions adopted by the Fire Department of Philadelphia,...

Print shows bust portrait of Abraham Lincoln, facing right, mounted on a broadside containing text of the preamble and resolutions of the Fire Department of Philadelphia as stated following the death of Preside... more

O'Connor House, where the Union Officers were imprisoned, under fire, on Broad St. near the Ashley Road, Charleston, S.C.

O'Connor House, where the Union Officers were imprisoned, under fire, ...

Stereograph showing three men near all that remains of a brick chimney in front of the O'Connor house at 180 Broad Street.

Interior of the Roman Catholic Cathedral, St. John and St. Finbar, Broad Street, Charleston, S.C., destroyed by the great fire of 1861

Interior of the Roman Catholic Cathedral, St. John and St. Finbar, Bro...

Stereograph showing ruins of the church on Broad and Legare Streets which was destroyed in the fire of December 1861.

Callao, after the fire of 15 August, 1868

Callao, after the fire of 15 August, 1868

Photograph shows firedamage on the wharf. People stand amidst the rubble; in foreground, boats and a pier.