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Section of firemen's belt: exempt

Object Number: 
INV.9132
Date: 
1854-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 32 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 82.6 x 5.4 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
applied: across center: "EXEMPT" painted: reverse: "2334"
Description: 
Black leather fireman's belt with "EXEMPT" in applied, red painted leather lettering on white (now discolored) leather panel.
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