Moscow Fire brigades in Prechistenka. 1845

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Cherkasov Pyotr

Artist of the mid-XIX century.

Moscow Fire brigades in Prechistenka. 1845

Paper, watercolour. 48 60

Signed, bottom left: ... Inscription with the censors approval and the date, bottom field: 1845.

Inv. 70156/-1860

Transferred in 1930 from the Museum of Old Moscow.
Original for the photo-etching Moscow Fire Station (1853, metallography by A.Loginov). Moscow fire station was opened in Prechistenka Street in the house of Ermolov in 1835. At that time the building was considerably rebuilt and a fire-bell erected (pulled down in the 1930-ies).