Badge: NY State F.A...Conv. Newburgh, NY, Aug.20-25, 1912

Object Number: 
ca. 1912
Paper, metal, brass
Overall: 3 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7.6 x 5.7 cm )
inscribed at back of top badge: "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./ NEWARK, N.J." inscribed at back of bottom badg: "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./ NEWARK, N.J."
Two-part pin-back badge; top brass pin with image of house inside circular seal inscribed "SEAL OF THE CITY OF NEWBURGH N.Y. INCORPORATED 1865" around border and "NY STATE FIREMEN'S ASS'N." in banner below; Inscribed in smaller banners around central image of house "WASHINGTONS HEADQUARTERS/ NEWBURGH, N.Y." Oval metal badge suspended from pin by brass rings has central oval image of color cityscape on coated; metal surround inscribed at top "40TH/ ANNUAL CONVENTION" in curling banners intertwined with laurel branches; inscribed in banner at bottom "NEWBURGH, N.Y./ AUGUST 20-23/ 1912."
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Creative: Tronvig Group