Badly underexposed photo of Great Baltimore Fire of 1904, showing the remains of the Anderson and Ireland Hardware store at the corner of Pratt and Light streets with water frozen on downed lines to right and active hose on left. Photo number 2 shows the photo after being enhanced on "Photoshop" a computer program. (a copy of which will be sent to the buyer with the original, but the original will be unaltered). Note mixed spectators, Policemen and children? Photo original is 4 10/16 b ...click for details
Photograph of Great Baltimore Fire of February, 1904 in which 1500 blocks were destroyed. A "Lunch Room" sign remains on the shell of this burned out building. On the back is stamped, "Sidney E. Walzl, 20 W. Lexington, Baltimore". Photo is 4 1/2 by 6 5/16 inches and is glued to a mat.
Photo of the aftermath of the Great Baltimore Fire of Feb. 1904 showing the remains of the United Electric Co. powerhouse. Engines from Philadelphia, Virginia, Delaware and New Jersey were sent to help quell the blaze. The dynamos can be seen in this picture. 4 10/16 inches by 6 15/16 inches glued to mat. Mat being 7 14/16 9 14/16 inches
Photo of scene of devastation of the Great Baltimore Fire of February 1904. Showing wreckage of the British Consulate in Baltimore(left) and S.E. Williams soda fountain and confectionery on right. 4 1/2 inches by 5 3/4 inches.
Photo of great Baltimore fire scene of 1904. Photo shows soldiers of the 4th regiment, National Guard called up to prevent looting. See men with rifles in wagon and police to the side. Downed wires and hoses on ground. Fire was controlled after 30 hours and 150 million dollars in damages. 4 1/2 inches by 6 1/2 inches unmounted.
Very rare Gutta Percha Andrew Jackson token from presidential campaign, circa 1829 or 1833. He was born in 1767 and died 1845. He led American troops in the Battle of New Orleans against the British in 1815. 7th president of the U.S. This token was issued by the New Union Coffee Co. About the size of a half-dollar.
Rare Indus valley small urn decorated with a partridge, a pheasant and a snake. Circa 1800 B.C. No mark. restored from 2 pieces. restoration lines are visible. 3 3/8 inches high and 4 7/8 inches diameter.