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[Men operating water pumps during building fire]

[Men operating water pumps during building fire]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Theatrum machinarvm novvm, exhibeus aqvarias, alatas, ivmentarias, manuarias .... Coloniæ Agrippinæ : sumptibus P. Principis, 1662. Published in: The tradition of tech... more

[Native American mortuary customs: row of Indians carrying bodies over their shoulders to fires, platform with skeletons hanging above and bones below on benches, and groups of Indians standing around fires and poles hung with cloth or skins]

[Native American mortuary customs: row of Indians carrying bodies over...

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.

Afbeelding van de Schouwplaats, geduurende den Brand van den Shouwburg te Amsterdam, de 11den May, 1772 Vue de la Salle du Spectacle d'Amsterdam pendant l'Incendie, le 11e. May, 1772 P. Barbiers, ad vivum del. ; C. Bogerts, sculpsit ; T. Crajenschot, excudit

Afbeelding van de Schouwplaats, geduurende den Brand van den Shouwburg...

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.

Orders to be observed during the time of fires by the inhabitants .. [Stringent directions to be observed by the inhabitants and the military] Given at Head-Quarters in Boston, this eighteenth day of November, 1775. [Boston: Printed by John Howe

Orders to be observed during the time of fires by the inhabitants .. [...

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

Protestants, remember the massacre of St. Bartholemews in Paris, & the burning of martyrs in Smithfield

Protestants, remember the massacre of St. Bartholemews in Paris, & the...

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

The town of Falmouth, burnt, by Captain Moet, Octbr. 18th 1775

The town of Falmouth, burnt, by Captain Moet, Octbr. 18th 1775

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

Incendie de New-York / dessiné par le Barbier peintre du Roi ; gravé par L. Halbou sculp.

Incendie de New-York / dessiné par le Barbier peintre du Roi ; gravé p...

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

L'ignorance prouvée. Ou les evénements de la journée du 11 juillet 1784 au Luxembourg

L'ignorance prouvée. Ou les evénements de la journée du 11 juillet 178...

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

La physique confond l'ignorance Dedié aux souscripteurs.

La physique confond l'ignorance Dedié aux souscripteurs.

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

A plan of the city of Savannah : with a drawing of the part of the city burnt in the dreadful fires of the 26 November & 6 December, 1796.

A plan of the city of Savannah : with a drawing of the part of the cit...

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

Insurance against fire only. Capital 500,000 dolls engraved by W. Kneass

Insurance against fire only. Capital 500,000 dolls engraved by W. Knea...

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

True reform of Parliament,--i.e.--patriots lighting a revolutionary-bonfire in new Palace Yard / Js. Gillray, inv. & fect.

True reform of Parliament,--i.e.--patriots lighting a revolutionary-bo...

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

Sellers & Pennock 231 High Street Philadelphia

Sellers & Pennock 231 High Street Philadelphia

Print shows an advertisement for Sellers & Pennock showing several men operating a firehose water-pumping machine. Title from item. Caption continues: Patent rivet hose, fire bucket and hydraulion manufacturers... more

Sellers & Pennock 231 High Street Philadelphia

Sellers & Pennock 231 High Street Philadelphia

Print shows an advertisement for Sellers & Pennock showing several men operating a firehose water-pumping machine. Title from item. Caption continues: Patent rivet hose, fire bucket and hydraulion manufacturers... more

Hamamatsu

Hamamatsu

Print shows travelers warming themselves by a fire next to a large pine tree, with view across a field of haystacks and buildings near the Hamamatsu station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive info... more

Minamoto no muneyuki ason

Minamoto no muneyuki ason

Print shows five men warming themselves by a fire outside a hut covered with snow. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Hy... more

Advertisement. This is to give notice, that houses can be preserved from fires without great expense, by painting them with a composition lately discovered, which not only hinders them from being burned, but also extinguishes the flames ... The

Advertisement. This is to give notice, that houses can be preserved fr...

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.

[Front page of the Illustrated London news, illustrated with view of London from waterfront, and view of the destruction of the city of Hamburg by fire]

[Front page of the Illustrated London news, illustrated with view of L...

Illus. in: The Illustrated London news, 1842 May 14, p. 1.

The explosion of the United States Steam Frigate Missouri, at Gibralter [sic], Aug. 26th, 1843 To Captn. Sir George Sartorius and the Officers of the H.M.S. Malabar--this print is respectfully dedicated by their obedient servant, Edmund Fry / / drawn by E. Duncan, from a sketch made on the spot by Lieut. G.P. Mands, T.G. Dutton lith.; Day & Haghe lithrs. to the Queen.

The explosion of the United States Steam Frigate Missouri, at Gibralte...

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.

Great conflagration at Pittsburgh. View of the ruins of the city of Pittsburgh from near Birmingham lith. of Wagner & McGuigan, No. 100 Chestnut Street, Philada

Great conflagration at Pittsburgh. View of the ruins of the city of Pi...

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

U.S. Reports: Stimpson v. West Chester Railroad Company, 45 U.S. (4 How.) 380 (1846)

U.S. Reports: Stimpson v. West Chester Railroad Company, 45 U.S. (4 Ho...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 45; Howard Volume 4; January Term, 1846; James Stimpson, Plaintiff in Error, v. The West Chester Railroad Company, Defendants

President's house after its destruction by the British

President's house after its destruction by the British

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

View of the burnt district San Francisco Snyder & Black Lith 87 Fulton St. N.Y

View of the burnt district San Francisco Snyder & Black Lith 87 Fulton...

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

View of the ruins of the city of Pittsburgh from Boyd's Hill painted by W.C. Wall ; on stone by James Queen ; lith. of Wagner & McGuigan, No. 100, Chesnut Street, Philada

View of the ruins of the city of Pittsburgh from Boyd's Hill painted b...

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

Fire in Philadelphia J. Queen

Fire in Philadelphia J. Queen

Drawing shows Weccacoe engine fire fighters and Hibernia fire fighters before the Hope fire station in Philadelphia, which has caught on fire. The fire fighters are operating fire engines to pump water into the... more

Ruins of a building identified as the Chinese museum

Ruins of a building identified as the Chinese museum

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

The great fire at Philadelphia: Front page, illustration only

The great fire at Philadelphia: Front page, illustration only

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1856 April 26, p. 305.

The great fire at Philadelphia: Entire front page

The great fire at Philadelphia: Entire front page

Illus. and text in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1856 April 26, p. 305.

U.S. Reports: Union Insurance v. Hoge, 62 U.S. (21 How.) 35 (1858)

U.S. Reports: Union Insurance v. Hoge, 62 U.S. (21 How.) 35 (1858)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 62; Howard Volume 21; December Term, 1858; Union Insurance Company, Plaintiffs in Error, v. John Blair Hoge, The

The burning of the City Hall, New York, August 18, 1858

The burning of the City Hall, New York, August 18, 1858

Crowd watching as firemen fight fire on top of City Hall, New York City.

Terrible loss of life! Burning of a tenement-house in Forty-fifth Street, near Sixth Avenue, on the morning of the 28th inst. / / sketched on the spot by our artist.

Terrible loss of life! Burning of a tenement-house in Forty-fifth Stre...

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.

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 burning of the United States arsenal at Harper's Ferry, 10 P.M. April 18, 1861 / sketched by D.H. Strother.

The burning of the United States arsenal at Harper's Ferry, 10 P.M. Ap...

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.

[Civil War envelope showing American flag flying high over a burning Fort Sumter with message "Remember Fort Sumter!"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag flying high over a burning F...

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

The Rebel foray in Pennsylvania - General view of Chambersburg ; The Rebels exchanging their rags for overcoats at Chambersburg, Pa. ; Burning the engine house and machine shops at Chambersburg, Pa. / / sketched by Mr. Davis.

The Rebel foray in Pennsylvania - General view of Chambersburg ; The R...

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

Evacuation of Corinth, Mississippi, lately held by the rebel General Beauregard - Burning of stations, warehouses and supplies - Entry of National troops / from a sketch by our special artist, Henri Lovie.

Evacuation of Corinth, Mississippi, lately held by the rebel General B...

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.

The Pacific Mail Company's steamer "Golden Gate," burned at sea July 27, 1862 The United States Infantry burning the house of the Rebel Ruffin under the guns of the United States gun-boat "Mahaska" / / sketched by an officer of the "Mahaska."

The Pacific Mail Company's steamer "Golden Gate," burned at sea July 2...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 6, no. 295 (1862 Aug. 23), p. 540.

Works thrown up near Rappahannock R.R. Bridge

Works thrown up near Rappahannock R.R. Bridge

Signed lower right: A.R.W. Title inscribed lower left. Inscribed below image: Bridge on fire. Published in: Harper's Weekly, November 7, 1863, p. 716 as: Works thrown up near the Railroad Bridge over the Rappah... more

Army of the Potomac - Our wounded escaping from the fires in the Wilderness

Army of the Potomac - Our wounded escaping from the fires in the Wilde...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1864 June 4. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Burning of the Smithsonian Institute at Washington, January 24, 1865 / sketched by Philip Wharton.

Burning of the Smithsonian Institute at Washington, January 24, 1865 /...

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.

Scenes in Memphis, Tennessee, during the riot

Scenes in Memphis, Tennessee, during the riot

2 illustrations in: Harper's weekly, 1866 May 26, p. 321.

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. Photographs by Courret Hermanos Fotogs., Lima, Peru. Title from item. In album: Recuerdos del Peru, vol. 1.

Masse zu

Masse zu

Print shows several people in a hot-air balloon with bombs bursting around them, masses of dead people on the ground, in a scene depicting an imagined the end of the world. Title and other descriptive informati... more

U.S. Reports: Blackwall, The, 77 U.S. (10 Wall.) 1 (1870)

U.S. Reports: Blackwall, The, 77 U.S. (10 Wall.) 1 (1870)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 77; Wallace Volume 10; December Term, 1869; Blackwall, The

Drake's Block, cor. Wabash Ave. and Washington St.

Drake's Block, cor. Wabash Ave. and Washington St.

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

U.S. Reports: Insurance Co. v. Transportation Co., 79 U.S. (12 Wall.) 194 (1871)

U.S. Reports: Insurance Co. v. Transportation Co., 79 U.S. (12 Wall.) ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 79; Wallace Volume 12; December Term, 1870; Insurance Company v. Transportation Company

Drake's Block, cor. Wabash Ave. and Washington St.

Drake's Block, cor. Wabash Ave. and Washington St.

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

The great conflagration of Chicago! October 8th and 9th, 1871

The great conflagration of Chicago! October 8th and 9th, 1871

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

Chicago, as seen after the great conflagration, embracing the whole of the burned district as seen from an elevation in the southern boundary thereof

Chicago, as seen after the great conflagration, embracing the whole of...

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

The Great fire at Chicago. Scene in Wells Street - the terrified populace in front of the Briggs House, which has just caught fire / from a sketch by our special artist.
The Great fire at Chicago. Scene in Court-House Square - the public buildings in flames / The great fire at Chicago - scene in Dearborn Street when the fire reached the Tremont House / from a sketch by our special artist. / from sketch by our Chicago correspondent

The Great fire at Chicago. Scene in Court-House Square - the public bu...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1871 Oct. 28, p. 101.

Hôtel de Ville incendié Grande façade A. Liébert, photo, 81, rue St. Lazare

Hôtel de Ville incendié Grande façade A. Liébert, photo, 81, rue St. L...

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

Le Carrefour de la Croix Rouge incendié A. Liébert, photo, 81, rue St. Lazare

Le Carrefour de la Croix Rouge incendié A. Liébert, photo, 81, rue St....

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

Boston, after the fire, November 9th & 10th, 1872

Boston, after the fire, November 9th & 10th, 1872

12410C1 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Joshua Smith; November 25, 1872. Copyright claimant's address: Chicago.

Le Théâtre Lyrique incendié Vue interieure de la salle A. Liébert, photo, 81, rue St. Lazare

Le Théâtre Lyrique incendié Vue interieure de la salle A. Liébert, pho...

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

U.S. Reports: Clarita, and The Clara, The, 90 U.S. (23 Wall.) 1 (1875)

U.S. Reports: Clarita, and The Clara, The, 90 U.S. (23 Wall.) 1 (1875)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 90; Wallace Volume 23; October Term, 1874; Clarita, and The Clara, The

U.S. Reports: Franklin Fire Ins. Co. v. Vaughan, 92 U.S. 516 (1876)

U.S. Reports: Franklin Fire Ins. Co. v. Vaughan, 92 U.S. 516 (1876)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 92; October Term, 1875; Franklin Fire Insurance Company v. Vaughan

The fire at the Union League Club house last Sunday morning The new Alexandra Palace, Muswell Hill, England.

The fire at the Union League Club house last Sunday morning The new Al...

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

The Brooklyn Theatre conflagration--The room of the property clerk at the Brooklyn police headquarters--Friends of the missing identifying relics found in the ruins or on the bodies of the victims
New York Underwriters Agency. Cash assets $3,302,926

New York Underwriters Agency. Cash assets $3,302,926

Advertisement illustrated with two scenes of firemen going to and fighting fires.

U.S. Reports: Pratt v. Railway Co., 95 U.S. 43 (1877)

U.S. Reports: Pratt v. Railway Co., 95 U.S. 43 (1877)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 95; October Term, 1877; Pratt v. Railway Company

U.S. Reports: Turnbell v. Payson, 95 U.S. 418 (1877)

U.S. Reports: Turnbell v. Payson, 95 U.S. 418 (1877)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 95; October Term, 1877; Turnbell v. Payson

The great strike--Blockade of engines at Martinsburg, West Virginia / from photograph by D. Bendann.  The great strike--Burning of the Lebanon Valley  Railroad bridge by the rioters / drawn by Fred. B. Schell.

The great strike--Blockade of engines at Martinsburg, West Virginia / ...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 21, no. 1076 (1877 Aug. 11), p. 620.

The fire in the Patent Office Sheep raid in Colorado Photographed by Timothy O'Sullivan ; Drawn by Frenzeny

The fire in the Patent Office Sheep raid in Colorado Photographed by T...

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

Destructive fires in a frontier village

Destructive fires in a frontier village

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1881 Sept. 17. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

The political Sodom and Gomorrah are doomed to destruction / F. Grätz.

The political Sodom and Gomorrah are doomed to destruction / F. Grätz.

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

Gambling with death / Gillam.

Gambling with death / Gillam.

Illustration shows, at center, a capitalist, sitting on money bags labeled "Insurance Money" and leaning against several papers labeled "New Policy", gambling with the Grim Reaper, while all around them disaste... more

Between two fires"

Between two fires"

P19312 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Hamilton Hamilton.

Our government farm -- President Cleveland finds an effectual protection against the twenty-five-year locusts / Zimmerman.

Our government farm -- President Cleveland finds an effectual protecti...

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

Prob Troy, NY, Fulton St. fire, Feb. 19, 1885 J. H. New, photographer, 31 Remsen Street, Cohoes, N.Y

Prob Troy, NY, Fulton St. fire, Feb. 19, 1885 J. H. New, photographer,...

Stereograph showing ice and snow covered remains of burnt buildings. Title devised by Library staff.

[Campfire, tent, and two seats]

[Campfire, tent, and two seats]

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).

U.S. Reports: Liverpool & London Ins. Co. v. Gunther, 116 U.S. 113 (1885)

U.S. Reports: Liverpool & London Ins. Co. v. Gunther, 116 U.S. 113 (18...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 116; October Term, 1885; Liverpool and London Insurance Company v. Gunther

Enchū no tsuki

Enchū no tsuki

Print shows firemen standing on the rooftops of buildings, signaling to each other during a conflagration. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005... more

Firemen at work, 1733 (From an old Fire Certificate)

Firemen at work, 1733 (From an old Fire Certificate)

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

The fire

The fire

(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.

Start of Seattle fire, June 6, 1889, cor. First and Madison

Start of Seattle fire, June 6, 1889, cor. First and Madison

Photograph shows crowd on street watching buildings burn; black smoke billowing up from fire fill the sky. Copyright 1912 by McManus. Title from item.

Lynn Conflagration No. 2, view from high rock during the progress of the fire, November 26th 1889

Lynn Conflagration No. 2, view from high rock during the progress of t...

Photograph shows an elevated view of a fire and smoke filled town with debris flying through the air. Title from item.

[Man building fire on shore while dog howls]

[Man building fire on shore while dog howls]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1934:0056). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

U.S. Reports: Fire Insurance Association v. Wickham, 141 U.S. 564 (1891)

U.S. Reports: Fire Insurance Association v. Wickham, 141 U.S. 564 (189...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 141; October Term, 1891; Fire Insurance Association, Limited v. Wickham

[Battle scene from the Hamaguri Gate Incident of 1864, Kyoto, Japan]

[Battle scene from the Hamaguri Gate Incident of 1864, Kyoto, Japan]

Ukiyo-e print illustration showing a burning building and people fighting. Illus. in: Kasshi heisenzu. Kyōto-shi : Tanaka Jihē, Meiji 26 [1893]. Title devised by Library staff. Woodcut based on a drawing by Mae... more

Par nobile fratrum

Par nobile fratrum

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

She 's all right / Ehrhart.

She 's all right / Ehrhart.

Print shows an angel labeled "National Credit" with wings labeled "Sound Financial Policy" and "Repeal of Sherman Silver Law" rising above the flames of the wreck of the "U.S. Treasury", with among the wreckage... more

U.S. Reports: Ralli v. Troop, 157 U.S. 386 (1895)

U.S. Reports: Ralli v. Troop, 157 U.S. 386 (1895)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 157; October Term, 1894; Ralli v. Troop

The great Boston fire Nov. 9th 1872--Loss about $150,000,000

The great Boston fire Nov. 9th 1872--Loss about $150,000,000

Aerial view of great Boston fire. 18543 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by The American Fine Art Co., Milwaukee. Photograph of drawing.

The Cours Vauban, Avallon

The Cours Vauban, Avallon

No publication information. Gift; Scribner Book Store; Jan. 1953. Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Early years, snapshots, 1896-1898. From four negatives by M. Lyons

Early years, snapshots, 1896-1898. From four negatives by M. Lyons

Album title devised. Images listed from upper left, clockwise. In album: Early years, snapshots, 1896-1898, p. [34].

Nero
Nero

Nero

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

The burning stable /

The burning stable /

From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: Shows a barn actually in flames, from which four horses and a burning wagon are rescued by firemen and stable hands. The scene is exciting, full of action from beginning to end... more

Early years, snapshots, 1896-1898. Six prints of negatives by Michael Lyons

Early years, snapshots, 1896-1898. Six prints of negatives by Michael ...

Album title devised. Images listed from upper left, clockwise. In album: Early years, snapshots, 1896-1898, p. [35].

[Wolf fire]

[Wolf fire]

Title from reference print. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LOT 11512. Forms part of: Glass negatives from the Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright.

Sergeant Vaughan rescuing a man from a fifth-story window at the Hotel Royal fire

Sergeant Vaughan rescuing a man from a fifth-story window at the Hotel...

(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).

A cloud of smoke was pouring out of the tunnel's mouth

A cloud of smoke was pouring out of the tunnel's mouth

(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).

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