Somerville & Leitch - Washington, DC
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This ornamental hydrant in known only through the patent image seen here. Charles Seltman was awarded this patent for the ornamental design. There is no hose nozzle, just a spout. Early hydrants often served a dual purpose: they were a public source of water for domestic usage as well as a source of water for firefighting.

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Identifying marks: Barberpole striped ornamental iron hydrant

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Nozzles: single iron spout
dragon design
image public domain
Patent text US Patent D5737

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