F.S. Chanfrau in the Character of "Mose"

Description (Brief)
Color print of a actor (Frank S. Chanfrau) in the role of a fireman. He is standing with his jacket over one arm and a cigar in the other hand. His back is to other firemen who are attempting to put our a fire by pumping water from a fire engine and scaling walls.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1848
depicted
Chanfrau, Frank S.
maker
Brown, Eliphalet Jr.
Brown, James
place made
United States: New York, New York
Measurements
image: 12 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in; 31.75 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
DL.60.3303
catalog number
60.3303
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Uniforms, fraternal
Fire Fighting
Chronology: 1840-1849
Wagons
Smoking
Fires
Theater
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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