Fire helmet frontpiece: Assoc. of Veteran Firemen

Object Number: 
INV.8932
Date: 
1885-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 5 x 2 3/4 in. ( 21 x 12.7 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
applied/painted leather: on obverse: "ASSOCIATION / VETERAN FIREMEN / NY / T . . ."
Description: 
Black painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; firefighting tools painted in red, black, and gold on white painted circle of leather appliquéd at center, with "ASSOCIATION" and "VETERAN FIREMEN / NY" in applied, red painted lettering on recessed panels above and below.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group