1854 Engraving Hope Fire Hose Carriage Antique Firefighting Equipment Machine
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"Hope Hose Carriage, of Philadelphia, at the Crystal Palace"
This is an original 1854 black and white in-text wood engraving of a fire hose carriage, made by the Hope Hose Company of Philadelphia, on display at the Crystal Palace in New York City.
This 160+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 5.25 inches; 18 x 13 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of antique wood engravings from the 1854 Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion. Founded by "the father of illustrated journalism" Frederick Gleason in 1851, this 19th century illustrated periodical was published in Boston, Massachusetts. It provides an excellent historical record of people, places, and events important to mid-Victorian America.