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Wood engraving of a man dreaming about a mob of frantically responding firemen and their horse-drawn pumper.
It is signed "E. A. Abbey." Edward Austin Abbey was an illustrator and painter, whose illustrations began to appear in Harper's Weekly while Abbey was still a teenager.