Published by William Miller, Albemarle Street Jan.y 1. 1805.
Hand coloured etching with aquatint. Sheet 340 x 250mm (13¼ x 10").
A fireman holding an axe in one hand and a flare in the other, the logo of the Sun Fire Office on his arm. Behind him is a water wagon, with a dozen men manning the pump, another the hose. The print was published in 'The Costume of Great Britain', a work notable for portraying British life on the eve of the Industrial Revolution.
Abbey Life 430.
[Ref: 28717] £80.00