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"Firemen, Past & Present"

Auction:
2283
Lot:
1800
Sold for:
$353$300

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2283
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
May 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

"Firemen, Past & Present", lithograph, copyright by Buchanan & Lyall 1895, depicting firefighters with old hand engines and new steam engines working together to stop the burning of Barnum's Museum in New York City, July 13, 1865, framed (lacking glass), sight 18 x 23 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

New York City, Barnum's Museum, Barnum, British inventions, Energy conversion, Steam engine, Steam power