Fireman: 1805

William Miller

Fireman: 1805
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 29cm

Full image caption

Portrait of a fireman. Coloured aquatint and etching. The figure in the centre is holding a pickaxe and a fire cap. He is wearing the dress of the Sun Fire Office with a badge. In the background is a hand operated fire engine manned by a group of firemen. One holds the hose on the RHS as a group of onlookers gather. This print was first published in Pyne's 'Costume of Great Britain', pl.4.

Image Details

1805 AD - 1805 AD
Image Number

© Museum of London

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