Fire helmet frontpiece: 2nd assistant

Object Number: 
INV.9107
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 19 x 10.2 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
painted: at top of obverse: "CONTINENTAL / 2ND / ASSISTANT" painted/applied leather: at center of obverse: "9" painted: at bottom of obverse: "J. R. D."
Description: 
Light olive (originally white?) painted leather frontpiece with inscriptions painted in black; "9" cut out at center and backed with black painted leather, with "CONTINENTAL / 2ND / ASSISTANT" painted above and "J. R. D." painted below.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group