Engine plaque: in case of fire...

Object Number: 
1944.168
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/8 x 4 5/8 x 1/4 in. ( 16.2 x 11.7 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on obverse: "IN CASE / OF / FIRE / GIVE THE ALARM INSTANTLY / THE NEAREST ALARM BOX IS AT / Grove and Bleecker / Streets. / DIRECTIONS FOR SENDING THE / ALARM ARE ON THE OUTSIDE / OF THE BOX."
Description: 
Instructions in case of fire printed on paper affixed to rectangular wooden panel.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Louise I. Corell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group