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Photograph of the Wiscasset Fire Society, 1886

1998.352 (RS22286)

Description

Photograph of the Wiscasset Fire Society in 1886. 27 men are lined up in front of the Congregational Church on High Street holding their buckets and with their salvage sacks on the ground before them. A fire carriage with the numbers 18?3 is visible at the center of the photo. Joseph Tucker and Richard H. Tucker, Jr. are in the photograph. RHT is the 2nd man to the left of the pumper. Capt. Joseph Tucker is the 3rd man to the left of the pumper. The last man on the left is Joseph P. Tucker, a cousin.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1886
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.). Subject First Congregational Church (Wiscasset, Me.). Subject Lincoln County Courthouse (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
albumen (egg white)
albumen process
Object type
Art
Places
Maine (United States)
Wiscasset (Lincoln county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
Albumen
albumen (egg white)
albumen prints
albumen process
photographs
PICTURE
People and organizations
Tucker, Joseph
Tucker, Joseph P.
Tucker, Richard Holbrook, 1816-1895
Wiscasset Fire Society
Dimensions
13.375 x 16.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.352
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18312

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