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City of Boston./ Fire Department

Associated institution:
Boston Fire Department  Search this
Maker:
Pendleton, William S.  Search this
Original artist:
Salmon  Search this
Measurements:
image: 15 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 40.005 cm x 27.305 cm
Object Name:
certificate
Object Type:
Engraving
Certificates
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1833
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.3295
Catalog number:
60.3295
Accession number:
228146
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-ffce-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_684463

Hand Pumper Model, "Barnicoat Company No. 4," Boston, Massachusetts

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 13 in x 4 1/4 in; 15.24 cm x 33.02 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
hand pumper
model, hand pumper
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
early 20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0588
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0588
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-b582-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1343219
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Fire Engine Plate, "Hunneman & Company"

Maker:
Hunneman and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/4 in x 8 1/8 in; 15.875 cm x 20.6375 cm
Object Name:
plate, fire engine
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1872
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0928
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0928
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Work
Cultures & Communities
Firefighting Collection
Fire Engine Plates
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-a871-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1347146
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Fire Bucket, "Protection in Danger"

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 1/2 in x 8 1/4 in; 31.75 cm x 20.955 cm
Object Name:
bucket, fire
Date made:
ca 1800
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0278
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0278
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-5d5a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1340789

Fire Bucket, "Geo. P. Kettell"

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 3/4 in; 32.385 cm
Object Name:
bucket, fire
Date made:
ca 1830
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0236
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0236
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-6b79-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1340544
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Fire Engine Plate, "Stephen Thayer"

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (part material)
Measurements:
part: plate: 4 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 19.05 cm
part: board: 6 in x 8 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
plate, fire engine
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1838
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0957
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0957
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Work
Cultures & Communities
Firefighting Collection
Fire Engine Plates
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-b66a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1347281
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Fire Engine Plate, "Howard and Davis"

Maker:
Howard & Davis  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 3/4 in x 4 in; 17.145 cm x 10.16 cm
part: brass plate: 5 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in; 13.97 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
plate, fire engine
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1852
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0943
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0943
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Work
Cultures & Communities
Firefighting Collection
Fire Engine Plates
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-a514-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1347169
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After the Boston Fire, Washington Street

Artist:
James Wallace Black, born Francestown, NH 1825-died Cambridge, MA 1896  Search this
Medium:
albumen silver print
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 7 x 8 1/2 in. (17.8 x 21.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1872
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Disaster\fire  Search this
Occupation\military  Search this
Cityscape\Massachusetts\Boston  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\store  Search this
Architecture Exterior\ruins  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
1994.91.27
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77cce1afd-5a12-4ebb-a3df-c7a4bc8e85ba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1994.91.27
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Washington Mutual Insurance Company Fire Mark

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 8 3/8 in; 10.16 cm x 21.2725 cm
Object Name:
fire mark
Date made:
1844
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Insurance  Search this
Related Publication:
McCosker, M.J.. The Historical Collection of Insurance Company of North America
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0538
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0538
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Work
Cultures & Communities
Advertising
Firefighting Collection
Fire Marks
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-955c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1343042
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The Great Fire at Boston, November 9th & 10th 1872.

Maker:
Haskell & Allen  Search this
Measurements:
image: 9 7/8 in x 12 in; 25.0825 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
lithograph
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
after 1872
Subject:
Architecture  Search this
Fire Fighting  Search this
Architecture, Commercial Buildings  Search this
Architecture, Domestic Buildings  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.3299
Catalog number:
60.3299
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-3201-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_325534

Fire Bucket, "1"

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
canvas (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 7 in; 30.48 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
bucket, fire
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1888-1900
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0299
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0299
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-5c31-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1340627
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Fires in the Mirror

Designer:
Paul Montie, American, b. 1965  Search this
Author:
Anna Deavere Smith, American, born 1950  Search this
Client:
C. Walsh Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA  Search this
Medium:
Off-set lithography and silkscreen on white glossy paper
Dimensions:
50.2 x 48.3 cm (19 3/4 x 19 in. )
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Date:
1996
Credit Line:
Gift of Farenheit
Accession Number:
1997-164-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4c92c67a5-43d1-4d88-b281-4417770b4bfa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1997-164-1

Lithograph, "Hunneman & Co. Builders, Boston, Mass"

Maker:
Bradford, Lodowick H.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 27 1/4 in x 36 1/4 in; 69.215 cm x 92.075 cm
Object Name:
lithograph
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1854-1859
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0975
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0975
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-c8da-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1347366
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22c Massachusetts single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2341
Medium:
paper; ink (dark blue, dark red); adhesive / lithography, engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
Massachusetts
United States of America
Date:
February 6, 1988
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1989.0496.10133
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm80a7cda84-b8fa-448f-96b0-b3ed8afe72b3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1989.0496.10133

Steam Fire Engine

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
stereograph
Associated place:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
ID Number:
2012.3033.4069
Nonaccession number:
2012.3033
Catalog number:
2012.3033.4069
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-5600-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1903324

Fire Bucket, "Saml. A. Otis / 1775"

Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
stitiched by hand (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 11 3/4 in x 8 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in; 29.845 cm x 20.955 cm x 23.495 cm
Object Name:
bucket, fire
Date made:
1775
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0296
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0296
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-b99d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1340630

Farmer and Channing fire alarm

Patentee:
Farmer, Moses G.  Search this
Channing, William F.  Search this
Maker:
Farmer, Moses G.  Search this
Channing, William F.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 23 in x 17 in x 11 1/4 in; 58.42 cm x 43.18 cm x 28.575 cm
Object Name:
Fire Alarm
Other Terms:
Fire Alarm; Telegraphy
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1851
Credit Line:
from the Gamewell Company, thru L. E. Lowry
ID Number:
EM.312867
Catalog number:
312867
Accession number:
169789
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-4c39-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_712468
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Boston Red Hat, worn by Ted Williams

User:
Williams, Ted  Search this
Maker:
Tim McAuliffe Incorporated  Search this
Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
leather (inside material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/4 in x 6 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in; 13.335 cm x 15.875 cm x 26.035 cm
Object Name:
hat, baseball
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Associated Place:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1950-1960
Subject:
Baseball  Search this
Professional  Search this
Credit Line:
Thomas Tull
ID Number:
2017.0084.01
Accession number:
2017.0084
Catalog number:
2017.0084.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-abab-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1836969

Improved fire alarm signal box

Associated user:
unknown  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/2 in x 8 3/4 in x 4 1/2 in; 26.67 cm x 22.225 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
Signal Box
fire alarm
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1867
Credit Line:
from H. S. Russell
ID Number:
EM.201331
Catalog number:
201331
Accession number:
34714
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-5160-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_702129
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Boston Red Sox Jersey, worn by Ted Williams

User:
Williams, Ted  Search this
Maker:
Tim McAuliffe Incorporated  Search this
Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 30 1/2 in x 34 in; 77.47 cm x 86.36 cm
Object Name:
baseball jersey
jersey, baseball
Associated Place:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1955
Subject:
Baseball  Search this
Professional  Search this
Credit Line:
Thomas Tull
ID Number:
2017.0084.02
Accession number:
2017.0084
Catalog number:
2017.0084.02
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a9ce-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1836971
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