Fire helmet frontpiece: 1st Vice President...

Object Number: 
INV.9087
Date: 
1854-1900
Medium: 
Metal, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 19.7 x 12.1 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
painted in black: on obverse: "1st VICE PRES. / EXEMPT SONS / 23rd WARD / C.V." painted: reverse: "2334"
Description: 
Gold painted metal frontpiece from a fire helmet; firefighting tools painted at center with "1st VICE PRES / EXEMPT SONS" and "23rd WARD / C.V." painted in black above and below.
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