Fire alarm warning system, 20th century

Fire alarm warning system, 20th century

C024/6473 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.7MB

Downloadable file size: 4.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Fire alarm warning system. Historical illustration of a telephone-based French street fire alarm system. Systems like this were used in the early 20th century to summon firefighters to a fire before the development of a public telephone network. For a call being received, see image C024/6474. Artwork from 'Electricite' (1911) by Max de Nansouty, part of the 'Les merveilles de la science' series of 1867-1891 by Louis Figuier.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1900s, 20th century, apparatus, artwork, black-and-white, communication, communications, electric, electrical, electricite, electricity, emergency, emergency services, equipment, european, fire alarm, fire alarm call box, fire services, firefighting, french, historical, history, illustration, les merveilles de la science, louis figuier, machine, marvels of science, max charles emmanuel champion de nansouty, max de nansouty, monochrome, no-one, nobody, technological, technology, telecommunication, telecommunications, telephone, telephony

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.