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LL/79427
Unidentified photographer
[San Francisco Fire Brigade on Meiggs Wharf.]
1855-1858
Ambrotype, whole plate
 
Bancroft Library, University of California Berkeley
Local Call Number: BANC PIC 1905.16242:105--CASE
 
LL/79427 [Further details available]

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LL/15285
Unidentified photographer
Fireman bright red shirt
n.d.
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (48 / 2)
 
LL/15285 [Further details available]

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LL/117817
Unidentified photographer
Portrait of a Fireman
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype, with applied color
7 × 6.1 cm (2 3/4 × 2 3/8 in.) (image visible)
 
National Gallery of Art
Mary and Dan Solomon Fund and Robert B. Menschel and the Vital Projects Fund, Accession Number: 2013.120.1
 
LL/117817

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LL/114514
Unidentified photographer (USA, 19th century)
Untitled (Portrait of a Seated Man)
1857
Daguerreotype
 
Art Institute of Chicago
The W. Bruce and Delaney H. Lundberg Collection, purchased with funds provided by The Phillip Leonian and Edith Rosenbaum Leonian Charitable Trust, Reference Number: 2019.530
 
LL/114514

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LL/62616
Unidentified photographer (American)
Portrait of Two Firemen
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/4 plate
3 1/4 x 4 1/4 ins (8.3 x 10.8 cm)
 
Heritage Auctions
13 November 2015, Lot: 74071
 
LL/62616 [Further details available]

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LL/79050
Unidentified photographer
American Firemen of the United Hose company of Philadelphia
n.d.
Daguerreotype
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
Current location unknown.
 
LL/79050

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LL/77960
Unidentified photographer
A portrait of a fireman of the Columbia Fire Company of Philadelphia
n.d.
Daguerreotype
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/77960

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LL/83451
Unidentified photographer
A fireman seated in studio wearing a hat identifying him as "Foreman" of Company "2" "S.P.T." and with his fire trumpet on the table beside him
n.d.
Daguerreotype, 1/4 plate
 
Cowan's Auctions, Inc
American History: Premier Auction, 26 June 2018, Lot: 252
 
LL/83451 [Further details available]

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LL/120245
Unidentified photographer
Firefighter Walter Van Erven Dorens (Sansome Hook & Ladder Company No. 3 [San Francisco]
1854-1855
Daguerreotype, 1/2 plate
 
Rijksmuseum
Object number: RP-F-2021-18
 
LL/120245

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LL/120246
Unidentified photographer
Firefighter Walter Van Erven Dorens (Sansome Hook & Ladder Company No. 3 [San Francisco]
1854-1855
Daguerreotype, 1/2 plate
 
Rijksmuseum
Object number: RP-F-2021-18
 
LL/120246

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LL/56884
Unidentified photographer
A fireman, with EUREKA inscribed on his hat and belt
1850s
Daguerreotype, 1/4 plate
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Dec 8-10, 2014, #2370, Lot 1)
 
LL/56884

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LL/50552
Unidentified daguerreotypist (American)
[Fireman in Uniform Holding a Brass Musical Instrument]
1855-1856
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
Object number: 84.XT.1582.3
 
LL/50552

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LL/8855
Unidentified manufacturer
Daguerreotype case "Fireman" case [Berg 1 - 95]
n.d.
Daguerreotype case
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (46 / 30)
 
LL/8855

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LL/10864
Thermoplastic case - Fireman Saving Child 1 (Berg 1 - 96)
n.d.
Thermoplastic case for 1/6 plate Daguerreotype
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (45 / 6)
 
LL/10864

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LL/120200
Unidentified photographer
A fireman with a dog on his lap
n.d.
Tintype, hand-painted, 1/6 plate
 
Private collection of Jerry Gorman
 
LL/120200 [Further details available]

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LL/120201
Unidentified photographer
A fireman
n.d.
Ambrotype, hand-painted, 1/6plate
 
Private collection of Jerry Gorman
 
LL/120201 [Further details available]

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LL/11988
Dillon
Fireman
1870s
Carte de visite
4 x 2.5 in (102 x 64 mm)
 
Carl Mautz Vintage Photographs
Courtesy of Carl Mautz
 
LL/11988

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LL/12078
J. Monstein
Fireman
1860s (ca)
Carte de visite
 
Paul Frecker
 
LL/12078 [Further details available]

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LL/68334
C. & J. Taylor (Islington, London)
Unidentified fireman in protective uniform
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
National Museums Scotland
History of Science, Howarth-Loomes Collection, Museum Reference: IL.2003.44.4.1976
 
LL/68334

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LL/76138
Louise Lafton (rue du Faub.g S. Honoré N° 248 à Paris)
[Uniforms of the French Army]
[Album Photographique des Uniformes de L'Armées Françaises]
1866
Albumen print, hand-coloured
 
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Département des Estampes et de la Photographie
PETFOL-OA-380, pl. 64
 
LL/76138 [Further details available]

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LL/118684
Unidentified photographer
Two firefighters
n.d.
Salt print, hand-colored
5 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (image) 8 x 10 in. (sheet)
 
Hindman Auctions
Sale 1005, American Historical Ephemera & Photography, 8 March 2022, Lot: 545
 
LL/118684 [Further details available]

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LL/35899
A fireman with his fire engine - the shadow of the photographer is also visible
1860s (ca)
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Laddy Kite
 
LL/35899

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LL/60627
Plummer & Morris (England)
English Fireman
n.d.
Cabinet card
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
12 September 2015, Auction #28, lot: 74
 
LL/60627

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LL/101257
Conrad (Binghamton, New York)
Fireman
n.d.
Cabinet card
 
Private collection of John Mathew Smith
 
LL/101257

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LL/120248
A. Jager
Portrait of a man in the uniform of the fire brigade (Portret van een man in het uniform van de brandweer)
1875-1910 (ca)
Albumen print
8.6 x 5.4 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
Object number: RP-F-F00970-M
 
LL/120248

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LL/120344
Émile Rat (1855-1910)
Fire brigade in Poitiers
1885 (ca)
Albumen print
 
Musée Sainte-Croix
 
LL/120344

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LL/120348
Unidentified photographer
A group of firefighters [Masterton, New Zealand?]
n.d.
Albumen print
28 x 24 cm
 
Private collection of Brian Scadden
 
LL/120348

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LL/120249
Unidentified photographer
Group portrait of members of the fire brigade in Kotaagung (South Sumatra) (Groepsportret van leden van de brandweerpolitie in Kotaagung (Zuid-Sumatra))
1932-1933
Photograph
8 x 11.2 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
Object number: RP-F-F01180-63
 
LL/120249

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LL/120090
Photo Studio New York (Fotosterbrogade 50, Copenhagen)
A firefighter
1902-1908
Cabinet card
 
Private collection of Ann Vibeke Knudsen
 
LL/120090

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LL/88908
Felice Beato
[Pompiers de Yokohama]
[Japonais, I]
1877-1878 (album)
Albumen print, hand-colored
 
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Département des Estampes et de la Photographie
Département Société de Géographie, SG WD-232 (RES), Identifier: ark:/12148/btv1b10500748x, 21 of 91
 
LL/88908

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LL/88907
Baron Raimund von Stillfried
[Groupe de huit pompiers]
[Japonais, I]
1877-1878 (album)
Albumen print, hand-colored
 
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Département des Estampes et de la Photographie
Département Société de Géographie, SG WD-232 (RES), Identifier: ark:/12148/btv1b10500748x, 20 of 91
 
LL/88907

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LL/88909
Unidentified photographer
[Groupe de cinq pompiers]
[Japonais, I]
1877-1878 (album)
Albumen print, hand-colored
 
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Département des Estampes et de la Photographie
Département Société de Géographie, SG WD-232 (RES), Identifier: ark:/12148/btv1b10500748x, 22 of 91
 
LL/88909

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LL/8502
New Years Day Japanese Fire Brigade Drill
1880 (ca)
Albumen print, hand-tinted
10.25 x 8 ins 262 x 205 mm
 
Antiq-Photo
Courtesy of Anthony Davis - Antiq-photo / Rainbow creations (www.19cPhoto.com - 3jc435)
 
LL/8502

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LL/9053
Unidentified photographer
Fireman
n.d.
Tintype, 1/6 plate
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (46 / 62)
 
LL/9053

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LL/116130
Unidentified photographer
A fireman
n.d.
Tintype, 1/4 plate
 
Jeffrey Kraus Antique Photographics
Current whereabouts unknown.
 
LL/116130

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LL/33131
Unidentified photographer
Fireman
1865 (ca)
Tintype, 1/4 plate
 
George Eastman Museum
 
LL/33131

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LL/94127
Unidentified photographer
Studio portrait of a Fireman
n.d.
Tintype, 1/2 plate
 
Private collection of Jeff Nolte
 
LL/94127

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LL/120203
Unidentified photographer
Austrian firemen
1913, March (postmark)
Real photo postcard
 
Private collection of James V. Burke
 
LL/120203

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LL/120205
Unidentified photographer
Advertisement for Fabric Fire Hose Co. Binghamton, NY [Multiple exposure trick photograph]
1911, 18 September
Real photo postcard
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/120205

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LL/120204
Unidentified photographer
Firemen
n.d.
Tintype
 
Private collection of James V. Burke
 
LL/120204

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LL/47563
Abdullah frères
Pompies Turcs. N?68. (Fire Brigade)
1863
Albumen print
 
American College of Greece
 
LL/47563 [Further details available]

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LL/121199
Pascal Sebah
Fire brigade
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Fostin Cotchen
 
LL/121199

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LL/19623
Gertrude Käsebier
The Fireman [Charles O'Malley]
[Family - sale catalogue, 2007]
1904 (ca)
Glycerin platinum print
6 3/4 x 8 3/8 in (17.2 x 21.3 cm)
 
Lee Gallery
© Lee Gallery and Paul M. Hertzmann, Inc.
 
LL/19623 [Further details available]

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LL/121200
Otto Díte (Vinohrady, Prague)
Firemen
n.d.
Gelatin silver print
 
Private collection of Fostin Cotchen
 
LL/121200

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LL/32272
A. Aubrey Bodine
Five Fireman
1936
Chloride print
12 1/4 x 16 1/4 in
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (53 / 1113)
 
LL/32272 [Further details available]

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LL/8539
Lewis W. Hine
Firemen from the rescue squad of Protection Engine No. 1 working on a piece of machinery
1935 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
8 x 10 in
 
Hastings Historical Society
Courtesy of Hastings-on-Hudson Historical Society (Lewis Hine Collection) [From the estate of Betty Sente Sweeny]
 
LL/8539

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LL/8540
Lewis W. Hine
Fireman from the rescue squad of Protection Engine No. 1 carrying a boy downstairs
1935 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
8 x 10 in
 
Hastings Historical Society
Courtesy of Hastings-on-Hudson Historical Society (Lewis Hine Collection) [From the estate of Betty Sente Sweeny]
 
LL/8540

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LL/66274
Zdenek Tmej
Pompiers à Prague
1960 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
23 x 17.2 cm
 
Ader Nordmann
14 April 2016, Lot: 351
 
LL/66274

48 of 57
LL/15048
Joe Schwartz
Fire, Fire, Firemen put the fire out! Yucca Restaurant, Culver City, California
[Folk Photography: Poems I've Never Written]
1960s
Gelatin silver print
 
Provided by the artist - Joe Schwartz
© Joe Schwartz, courtesy of the artist
 
LL/15048

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LL/38022
Harold Roth
Firemen, Bleeker Street
1948 (taken)
Gelatin silver print
11 x 14 ins
 
Howard Greenberg Gallery
Inventory no: 0030396
 
LL/38022 [Further details available]

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LL/3297
Weegee
Fireman
1939
Gelatin silver print
12 3/4 x 10 1/2 in
 
Lee Gallery
Image courtesy of the Lee Gallery (www.leegallery.com)
 
LL/3297

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LL/94768
Weegee
Fireman helping man down a ladder
1940 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
16.7 × 11.8 cm (6 5/8 x 4 5/8 ins) (image)
 
Villa Grisebach Auktionen GmbH - Berlin
Auction 311, 27 November 2019, Lot: 2186R
 
LL/94768

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LL/2078
Photographer‘s Mate 2nd Class Jim Watson
New York, N.Y. (Sept. 14, 2001) -- A fire fighter emerges from the smoke and debris of the World Trade Center.
2001, 14 September
Color
 
U.S. Navy
Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy [010914-N-1350W-005]
 
LL/2078

53 of 57
LL/25868
Todd Webb
Third Avenue Antique Store
1954
Gelatin silver print
13.25 x 10.5 in
 
Carl Mautz Vintage Photographs
 
LL/25868 [Further details available]

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LL/44960
Weegee
All Wimpy wanted from the volunteer fireman was some more mustard and hamburgers.
1940 (ca)
Gelatin silver print, ferrotyped
13 x 10 3/4 ins (35.6 x 28.4 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Dec 13, 2011, #2265, Lot 169)
 
LL/44960 [Further details available]

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LL/77904
Unidentified photographer
Firefighters in full dress taken in Reading, Pennsylvania
1914
Gelatin silver print, hand-coloured
7 1/2 x 48 ins (19.1 x 122 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
19 October 2017 auction, Art of Storytelling, Lot: 327
 
LL/77904

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LL/114473
Unidentified photographer (USA)
Untitled (Hose Reel Carriage)
1849
Daguerreotype
 
Art Institute of Chicago
The W. Bruce and Delaney H. Lundberg Collection, purchased with funds provided by The Phillip Leonian and Edith Rosenbaum Leonian Charitable Trust, Reference Number: 2019.702
 
LL/114473

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Anthropology and ethnology - J. Monstein: Russian types
Cabinet cards - Cabinet cards: Occupations and roles
Cartes de visite - Cartes de visite: Occupations and roles
Characters and occupational types - J. Monstein: Russian types
Colour - Introduction to hand-painted photographs
Columns, plinths and pedestals - Props, accessories and novelties: Columns, plinths and pedestals
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Occupations and roles
Daguerreotypes - Painted daguerreotypes
Events - World Trade Center (September 11, 2001)
Fakes, forgeries, tricks and deceptions - Real photo postcards: Multiple exposures
Fashion - Headwear
Gelatin silver prints - Gelatin silver prints: Themes: Portrait: Occupationals
Hand-painted photographs - Introduction to hand-painted photographs
Hand-painted photographs - Louise Lafton (photographer) / Alexis Godillot (manufacturer): Album Photographique des Uniformes de L'Armées Françaises (1866)
Hand-painted photographs - Painted daguerreotypes
Hand-painted photographs - Painted salt prints
History of photography - Process and product
Japan - Felice Beato: Japan: Portraits
Japan - Stillfried & Andersen: Japan: Portraits
Military - Louise Lafton (photographer) / Alexis Godillot (manufacturer): Album Photographique des Uniformes de L'Armées Françaises (1866)
Multiple exposures - Real photo postcards: Multiple exposures
New York - Weegee: Street photography
New York - World Trade Center (September 11, 2001)
New York School of Photography (1930s-1960s) - Weegee: Street photography
Occupational - Cabinet cards: Occupations and roles
Occupational - Cartes de visite: Occupations and roles
Occupational - Daguerreotypes: Occupations and roles
Occupational - Firemen
Occupational - Gelatin silver prints: Themes: Portrait: Occupationals
Occupational - Introduction to occupationals
Occupational - Salt prints: Occupations and roles
Occupations and roles - Cabinet cards: Occupations and roles
Occupations and roles - Cartes de visite: Occupations and roles
Occupations and roles - Daguerreotypes: Occupations and roles
Occupations and roles - Introduction to occupationals
Occupations and roles - J. Monstein: Russian types
Occupations and roles - Tintypes: Occupationals
Painting on photographs - Painted daguerreotypes
Painting on photographs - Painted salt prints
Photo postcards - Real photo postcards: Multiple exposures
Portrait - Daguerreotypes: Occupations and roles
Process and product - Process and product
Props - Props, accessories and novelties: Columns, plinths and pedestals
Russia - J. Monstein: Russian types
Salt prints - Painted salt prints
Salt prints - Salt prints: Occupations and roles
Street - Weegee: Street photography
Techniques - Process and product
Terrorism - World Trade Center (September 11, 2001)
Tintypes - Tintype preservers
Tintypes - Tintypes: Examples
Tintypes - Tintypes: Occupationals

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