Engine Company 49, Blackwell's Island, New York, NY, March 30, 1892

cyanotype

PHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York, Roosevelt Island; USA, NY, New York, East River
1892-03-30
paper
6-1/2 x 4-1/2 in.

Cyanotype in photograph album 2008.28.1; Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation Collection; handwritten on photograph at bottom "No 21"; handwritten on album page in ink "Engine house/ Blackwells isl./ taken/ Mar 30 1892", and pencil "Sent to/ Hugh Bonner"; fire company building, Engine Company 49, on Blackwell's Island (renamed Roosevelt Island), New York; Hugh Bonner was fire chief in New York, became Fire Commmissioner of the City of New York in February 1908 and died in March 1908 (see accession file for more information).


2008.28.1.27

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