Group portrait of eleven Athol firemen and a horse-drawn fire hose

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1872

GUSN

GUSN-202324

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Description

Group portrait of eleven Athol firemen and a horse-drawn firehouse. The Summit House Hotel is in the background. The men are in uniform.

Details

Descriptive Terms

harnesses
uniforms
Costume (Hierarchy Name)
group portraits
firefighters
firehoses
firefighting equipment
government
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: [attached captions, typed:] ATHOLS, NO. 3. C. F. Blackburn, Clerk. W.J. Hayden. A. F. Flemming. E. Kendall. C.F. Bigelow, Foreman. E. E. Gilman, Asst. Foreman. J. A. McIntosh. J. R. Kendall. H. L. Spencer. A.M. Moore. [photographer's name:] C.J. Kratt, Artist.

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 112
OVP Number OVP0146

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.146

Image Dimensions

7.5 x 9.25 (HxW)(inches)

Record Details

Originator

Kratt, Christopher J. (Photographer)

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Other People

Bigelow, C. F.
Blackburn, C. F.
Flemming, A. F.
Gilman, E. E.
Gould, John S.
Kendall, E.
Kendall, J. R.
McIntosh, J. A.
Moore, A. M.
Spencer, H. L.

Other Organizations

Athol (Mass.). Fire Dept.
Summit House Hotel (Athol, Mass.)

Subjects

Employees
Fire departments
Horses
Hotels (public accomodations)
Men
Working animals
Athol (Mass.)

Restrictions

Top left corner of mount missing; glue stains on recto of mount.

Description Level

Item

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