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Philadelphia Association for the Relief of Disabled Firemen

[Design for a certificate for the Philadelphia Association for the Relief of Disabled Firemen, with a view of a fire at 7th and Sansom Streets in Philadelphia] Finished watercolor with letters for ce ... show more

[Design for a certificate for the Philadelphia Association for the Relief of Disabled Firemen, with a view of a fire at 7th and Sansom Streets in Philadelphia]
1 drawing on mount : watercolor and graphite, color ; 28.4 x 47.4 cm (sheet), 36.6 x 57.7 cm (mount)
Finished watercolor with letters for certificate from the Philadelphia Association for the Relief of Disabled Firemen.
  • Title devised by Library staff.
  • Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 143.
  • Library of Congress prints and photographs: an illustrated guide / Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1995, p. 23
  • Forms part of: John Rubens Smith Collection (Library of Congress).
  • Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; historical commentary by Alan Brinkley. New York : Knopf, 1997.
  • Exhibited: "American Treasures" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2002.
  • (DLC/PP-1996:023.3).
  • Miscellaneous Items in High Demand
  • Philadelphia Association for the Relief of Disabled Firemen--1820-1840.
  • Fires--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--1820-1840.
  • Fire fighters--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--1820-1840.
  • Certificates--1820-1840.
  • Watercolors--Color--1820-1840.
Smith, John Rubens, 1775-1849, artist
Filipe Medeiros Wow, very cool photo!
Aug 01, 2012 · Reply
Filipe Medeiros Interesting.
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