Fire helmet frontpiece: 20

Object Number: 
INV.9067
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 20.3 x 9.5 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
stamped (twice): on reverse: "ANDERSON / & / JONES" pained: reverse: "2334"
Description: 
Black painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "20" cut out at center and backed with gold painted leather, with "STEAM / . . . E Co" in applied, gold painted leather lettering 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