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Button: May Day

Object Number: 
1940.903
Date: 
1900
Medium: 
Silk, metal, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 2 3/8 x 1/4 in. ( 15.2 x 6 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
pin: "MEMBER" ribbon: printed with gold ink: "RICHMOND CO/DELEGATION/TO/SOUTHERN NEW YORK/VOLUNTEER FIREMEN'S/ASSOCIATION/BLUE POINT LI/OCT. 16-17, 1900"
Description: 
Red silk ribbon and circular plastic pin suspended from bronze pin; ribbon printed with gold ink: "RICHMOND CO/DELEGATION/TO/SOUTHERN NEW YORK/VOLUNTEER FIREMEN'S/ASSOCIATION/BLUE POINT LI/OCT. 16-17, 1900"; plastic pin painted with fireman carrying baby from burning building. Pin with plastic inset reads, "MEMBER".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group