THE LIFE OF A FIREMAN. : THE RACE. - "JUMP HER BOYS, JUMP HER!"

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Louis Maurer

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The Life of a Fireman. : The Race. - "Jump Her Boys, Jump Her!"

Two-stone lithograph handcolored, 1854
Large folio - image size 16 15/16 x 25 7/8" (42.9 x 65.7 cm).
Overall good condition and color. Slight mat line.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 733
Price: $2,750.00
Publisher : New York published by N. Currier, 152 Nassau Street.
L. Maurer, del. Lith. by N. Currier. Signed in stone lower right "L. Maurer." A dramatic image showing two teams of New York City fireman with their hand drawn equipment racing to a fire that is seen glowing in the night sky. City hall is in the background. Both Nathaniel Currier and James Merritt Ives were volunteer firefighters. The NYFD was a volunteer force until 1865. Currier & Ives , Genre , Fires & Firemen

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