Illus. in: Moeurs des sauvages ameriquains, comparées aux moeurs des premiers temps / Joseph Francois Lafitau. Paris : Saugrain l'aîné [etc.], 1724, v. 2, pl. 22, opp. p. 456.
Print shows an interior view of a theater with flames emerging on the left, as the frightened audience rushes to escape, in Amsterdam, May 11, 1772. Title from item.
Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... more
Print shows a British minister handing a copy of the Québec Act to a kneeling bishop, George III is standing to the left, next to him is Lord Bute, with another minister and other clergymen completing the audie... more
Print shows bird's-eye view of the burning of Falmouth, Maine, by Captain Henry Mowat, whose ships, in the foreground, fire on the town. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, b... more
Print shows a riot in New York City and several buildings on fire. Title from item. Illus. in: Essais historiques et politiques sur les Anglo-Américains, ... / par M. Hilliard d'Auberteuil .... Bruxelles : 1782... more
French cartoon ridicules the attempt of Abbé Miollan and Janinet to ascend in a hot air balloon by showing the balloon on fire and billowing smoke while being inflated on July 11, 1784 at the Luxembourg gardens... more
French cartoon shows a woman (Physics personified) whipping the bare bottom of one man (possibly Janinet) while another (possibly Abbé Miollan), walks away pulling up his trousers. In the background, men are in... more
Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north toward lower right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Select buildings shown pictorially. Annotations in pencil. Minor tears around edges of sheet repaired by conservatio... more
Print shows fire fighters manning firehoses and pump wagons at a fire in a commercial building or warehouse, as other men attempt to salvage property from the burning building. At right center is a statue of a ... more
Print shows Sir Francis Burdett making a speech and waving a bonnet rouge shaped like a fool's cap as Horne Tooke lights on fire a pile of acts and charters, as well as a Bible, with a flaming baton labeled "Se... more
Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 196, Folder 4a.
Crew of H.M.S. Malabar (foreground, left) watch as USS Missouri explodes and burns in the distance from accidental fire after completing first trans-Atlantic voyage of a U.S. steam powered ship the day prior.
Print shows a panoramic view from across the Monongahela River of the ruins of Pittsburgh after a fire destroyed a large portion of the city on April 10th, 1845. Title from item. Caption continues: City of Pitt... more
Description: U.S. Reports Volume 45; Howard Volume 4; January Term, 1846; James Stimpson, Plaintiff in Error, v. The West Chester Railroad Company, Defendants
Print shows fire damage to the White House after burning by the British during the war of 1812. Title from item. Inscribed on mount: Watterson's new guide to Washington, 1847-48. Library has two impressions. Ph... more
Print shows small groups of people in the foreground and others scattered among the ruins of burned buildings around the "Portsmouth Square" section of San Francisco, California. On the left is one building ide... more
Print shows a bird's-eye view of the ruins of the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania after the fire of April 10, 1845. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library ... more
Photograph shows the ruins of the building that formerly housed Nathan Dunn's Chinese Museum at the corner of 9th and Sansom streets in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The building was destroyed by fire in 1854, so... more
Description: U.S. Reports Volume 62; Howard Volume 21; December Term, 1858; Union Insurance Company, Plaintiffs in Error, v. John Blair Hoge, The
Title from item. Title continues: Two women and eight children burned to death. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 9, no. 227 (1860 Apr. 7), p. 299.
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
Print shows the arsenal at Harpers Ferry in flames as soldiers and citizens carry away to safety the munitions that were stored there. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 228 (1861 May 11), p. 293.
Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Ogden Griswold Esq., care Hastings & Griswold, Hartford, Conn.; postmarked; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljen... more
Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 6, no. 305 (1862 Nov. 1), p. 693. DCRM(G) example 1D2.4 - material (multiple works) without a collective title
Soldiers on railroad tracks in front of Corinth, Mississippi; bridge on fire. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 14, no. 350 (1862 June 21), p. 184.
Wood engraving showing the Smithsonian Institution engulfed in flames. Wood engraving after Philip Wharton. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Feb. 11, 1865, p. 94. Reference copy filed in LOT 4386-48. Title from item.
Photograph shows firedamage on the wharf. People stand amidst the rubble; in foreground, boats and a pier. Photographs by Courret Hermanos Fotogs., Lima, Peru. Title from item. In album: Recuerdos del Peru, vol. 1.
Photo shows the ruins of the Drake Block in Chicago, which was destroyed by fire in September 1870 (before the Great Chicago Fire of 1871). Stereo by Copelin & Melander. No. 177, printed on front. No. 63, writ... more
Photo shows the ruins of the Drake Block in Chicago, which was destroyed by fire in September 1870 (before the Great Chicago Fire of 1871). Stereo by Copelin & Melander. No. 177, printed on front. No. 43, writ... more
1807B1 U.S. Copyright Office Title continues: "View of the north side, fifth day after the fire. Photograph taken from the top of the tower of the Water Works. Refer to the key." On front: "SHAW, 137 Twenty-sec... more
On front: "Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1871 by Joshua Smith, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington". Have duplicate obtained through copyright deposit, no. 10970. Gift... more
Illustration shows the city hall in Paris after it was almost completely destroyed by fire during the Siege of Paris in the Franco-Prussian War. Title from item. Illus. in: Les ruines de Paris et de ses environ... more
Illustration shows street crossroads in Paris after being destroyed by fire during the Siege of Paris in the Franco-Prussian War. Title from item. Illus. in: Les ruines de Paris et de ses environs, 1870-1871 : ... more
Illustration shows the interior of theater in Paris after being destroyed by fire during the Siege of Paris in the Franco-Prussian War. Title from item. Illus. in: Les ruines de Paris et de ses environs, 1870-1... more
First print shows scenes at the clubhouse after a fire including: the staircase, where the fire started, the art gallery, covered art and furniture, workers shoveling debris, and a copy of Jaspar Cropsey's pain... more
Two illustrations after photographs by Timothy O'Sullivan show the 1877 fire at the U.S. Patent Office, Washington, D.C. One illustration after drawing by Paul Frenzeny shows armed cattle-owners holding sheep-o... more
Print shows an angel labeled "New Party" with wings labeled "Tariff-Reform" and "Anti-Monopoly" leading two small orphan children labeled "Political Honesty" and "Political Wisdom" to safety, away from the fire... more
Illustration shows President Cleveland stands directly behind a wall of flames labeled "Civil Service Reform"; behind him, working on the "Government Farm" are members of his cabinet, William C. Endicott with a... more
Title devised by cataloger. Sketch for Rudder Grange / Frank Stockton. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1885, p. 139. (DLC/PP-1933:0054). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).
Illustration showing firemen on vehicle pumping water through hose onto burning building, as other firemen bring water from well in buckets and put it into vehicle. Illus. in: Our firemen: A history of the New ... more
(DLC/PP-1936:0089). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court / Samuel Clemens. New York : Charles L. Webster & Co., 1889, p. 382.
Photograph shows crowd on street watching buildings burn; black smoke billowing up from fire fill the sky. Copyright 1912 by McManus. Title from item.
Ukiyo-e print illustration showing a burning building and people fighting. Illus. in: Kasshi heisenzu. Kyōto-shi : Tanaka Jihē, Meiji 26 . Title devised by Library staff. Woodcut based on a drawing by Mae... more
(DLC/PP-1956:0029). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Heroes Who Fight Fire" by Jacob A. Riis, Century, 55:493 (Feb. 1898).
(DLC/PP-1956:0029). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "A Boy's Recollection of the Great Chicago Fire" by Charles F.W. Mielatz, St. Nicholas 35:1000 (Oct. 1898).