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Fire helmet frontpiece: Morrisania, 1

Object Number: 
INV.8908
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 4 1/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 20.3 x 10.5 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
painted: reverse: "2164"
Description: 
Black painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; large, gold painted "2" appliquéd over crossed hook and ladder at center, with "MORRISANIA" in applied, gold painted leather lettering above.
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