Fire bucket

Object Number: 
INV.137
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Fiber composition, paint, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 x 8 1/2 in. ( 48.3 x 21.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped in red: on bottom: illegible maker's mark painted: on side: "M.P.B. CO. / 1 / W.T.B." handwritten: on bottom: "W.T.B." painted: on bottom: "2334"
Description: 
Ocher colored fiber composition fire bucket with tubular handle; tapered cylindrical form, possibly with rubberized coating; "M.P.B. CO. / 1 / W.T.B." painted in red and black on one side.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group