Fetching water from a fire hydrant

#Picture Number SO140

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of men, women and children in a street fetching water from a fire hydrant in pails, cans and jugs. This scene was sketched during the exceptionally cold winter of 1861, when the water pipes to the houses were frozen.

 


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