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19th Century Fire Engine

Started by E.J.MonCrieff, August 01, 2021, 05:40:46 PM

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E.J.MonCrieff

This mechanically woven silk STEVENGRAPH shows a horse-drawn fire engine rushing to put out a blaze.  The pump (attended by a fireman, at the rear of the vehicle) is obviously steam-driven. 

https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/bellmans-auctioneers-and-valuers/catalogue-id-srbe10252/lot-9d923dfc-7aa0-4200-8e4c-ad6e00d498b7

Yet another product of the Jacquard loom