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Joseph Curry, Deputy CHIEF, New York Fire Department, barks orders to rescue teams as firefighters and rescue teams search for survivors through the rubble and debris of the World Trade Centers in New York City in the area known as Ground Zero, after the 9/11 terrorists attacks

Joseph Curry, Deputy CHIEF, New York Fire Department, barks orders to ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New York State: New York (NY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Preston Keres, USN Release Status: Released to ... more

Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon from BL YT 26, f. 31v

Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon from BL YT 26, f. 31v

Miniature of Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon, from Chapter 14 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 31v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (Histo... more

Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon from BL YT 26, f. 30

Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon from BL YT 26, f. 30

Miniature of Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon, from Chapter 13 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 30 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (Histor... more

Fire tools
Fire tools
A group of men at right pushing philosophers toward a fire with burning books at the left

A group of men at right pushing philosophers toward a fire with burnin...

Attributed to Marco Dente (Italian, Ravenna, active by 1515–died 1527 Rome)

The sacrifice

The sacrifice

Print shows the Roman knight Mutius Scaevola putting his hand into a flame while a group of Etruscans stands by. Anonymous artist after Francesco Mazzuoli who was called Il Parmigianino. Title from Graphic samp... more

[Title page of Witelo, De Natura, illus. with composite of various phenomena of natural science: mirror; man wading in water to show refracted light; box balanced at fulcrum on another box; sunlight shining through glass to start fire; rainbow]

[Title page of Witelo, De Natura, illus. with composite of various phe...

Illus. in: Witelo, De Natura, 1535. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Rainbow; Light; Natural phenomena; Science; BI Works; RBD; Shelf.

[Cannons shooting fire tubes to frighten charging cavalry troops who are shown retreating]

[Cannons shooting fire tubes to frighten charging cavalry troops who a...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De la pirotechnia. [Veneto] : 1540. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of C... more

[Indigenous people in domestic activities, one of whom is making a fire]

[Indigenous people in domestic activities, one of whom is making a fir...

Illus. in: André Thevet, Les Singularitiés de la France Antarctique, autrement nommé Amerique (Paris 1558), page 101. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Mutius Scaevola

Mutius Scaevola

Print shows the Roman hero Mutius Scaevola, who saved Rome from the Etruscan king Lars Porsena in ca. 509 B.C., putting his hand into the fire. After Balthazar Peruzzi. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by ... more

Fire screen

Fire screen

Tapestry woven at Beauvais

Night Scene with Fisherman Standing by a Fire

Night Scene with Fisherman Standing by a Fire

Reinier Nooms, called Zeeman (Dutch, Amsterdam ca. 1623–1664 Amsterdam)

The Elements: Fire

The Elements: Fire

Attributed to the workshop of Christoph Murer (Swiss, Zurich 1558–1614 Winterthur)

Plate 8: Alexander Encircling the Enemy Troops with Fire, from The Deeds of Alexander the Great

Plate 8: Alexander Encircling the Enemy Troops with Fire, from The Dee...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Fire

Fire

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

[Title page illustration for La pyrotechnie showing columns, arches, a huge fire emanating from a cauldron, cannons and cannon barrels of various sizes, as well as flaming cannon balls]

[Title page illustration for La pyrotechnie showing columns, arches, a...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: La pyrotechnie de Hanzelet Lorrain .... Pont a Mousson : par 1. & Gaspard Bernard, 1630, title page. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western t... more

Fire

Fire

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

Winter, an old man wrapped in a cloak, warming his hands over a fire on the ground to left, within a cartouche decorated with bare tree limbs, from 'The four Seasons' (Les quatre Saisons)

Winter, an old man wrapped in a cloak, warming his hands over a fire o...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

A galley embarking at center, seen from behind, the stern of another galley to right under a fire, eight men in a rowboat to left, from 'Varie figure'

A galley embarking at center, seen from behind, the stern of another g...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Fire (The Four Elements)

Fire (The Four Elements)

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Fire (Le Feu)

Fire (Le Feu)

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

[Men operating water pumps during building fire]

[Men operating water pumps during building fire]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Theatrum machinarvm novvm, exhibeus aqvarias, alatas, ivmentarias, manuarias .... Coloniæ Agrippinæ : sumptibus P. Principis, 1662. Published in: The tradition of tech... more

London before the Great Fire

London before the Great Fire

Street map of the City of London before the Great Fire of 1666; image of St Paul's Cathedral at left. Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Boston. March 22. 1672/3 The Deputy Covernour and magistrates adjacent being assembled in Council, to consider of the late awful hand of God, consuming our Castle by fire the one and twentieth of this instant, thereby taking away that part of ou

Boston. March 22. 1672/3 The Deputy Covernour and magistrates adjacent...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 33, Folder 8.

[The miner's friend, a pump using steam to create a vacuum to draw water from flooded mines; known as "Mr. Savery's engine for raising water by the help of fire"]

[The miner's friend, a pump using steam to create a vacuum to draw wat...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Philosophical transactions, giving some account of the present undertakings, studies, and labours of the ingenious, in many considerable parts of the world. London : C... more

Family Warming Their Hands By a Fire

Family Warming Their Hands By a Fire

Noël Hallé (French, Paris 1711–1781 Paris)

Fire (one of four)

Fire (one of four)

One of a set of four representing the elements (07.225.445a–d).

Fire

Fire

Claude Augustin Duflos le Jeune (French, Paris 1700–1786 Paris)

Cybele Prevents Turnus from Setting Fire to the Trojan Fleet by Transforming the Ships into Sea Goddesses

Cybele Prevents Turnus from Setting Fire to the Trojan Fleet by Transf...

Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre (French, Paris 1714–1789 Paris)

The Fire at San Marcuola (recto); Roman Ruins (verso)

The Fire at San Marcuola (recto); Roman Ruins (verso)

Francesco Guardi (Italian, Venice 1712–1793 Venice)

A Venetian Interior, with a Young Man Seated by the Fire

A Venetian Interior, with a Young Man Seated by the Fire

Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal) (Italian, Venice 1697–1768 Venice)

Fire screen
The Fire

The Fire

Pierre Alexandre Aveline (French, Paris 1702–1760 Paris)

Gaius Mucius Scaevola Thrusting His Right Hand into Fire

Gaius Mucius Scaevola Thrusting His Right Hand into Fire

Marco Marcola (Italian, Verona ca. 1740–1793 Verona)

Fire

Fire

François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)

Fire

Fire

Jean Daullé (French, Abbeville 1703–1763 Paris)

Fire
The Smoking Fire, from Carceri d'invenzione (Imaginary Prisons)

The Smoking Fire, from Carceri d'invenzione (Imaginary Prisons)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Fire
Fire screen
Fire Pot

Fire Pot

Edo period (1615–1868)

Fire Screens, in Chippendale Drawings, Vol. I

Fire Screens, in Chippendale Drawings, Vol. I

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Fire Screens, in Chippendale Drawings, Vol. I

Fire Screens, in Chippendale Drawings, Vol. I

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Horse Fire Screens, in Chippendale Drawings, Vol. I

Horse Fire Screens, in Chippendale Drawings, Vol. I

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

A Plan for rebuilding the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666; Designed by that Great Architect Dr. Chris'r Wren & approved by King & Parliament but unhappily defeated by Faction

A Plan for rebuilding the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666;...

Engraving by Sparrow after Ch. Wren. Illus. in: John Knox, A New Collection of Voyages..., London, 1676, v. 7. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: PI WORKS; Arch.... more

Study of a Fire Urn

Study of a Fire Urn

Attributed to Anonymous, French, 18th century

Fire irons
Air and Fire