Fire helment frontpiece
Overall: 6 x 5 in. ( 15.2 x 12.7 cm )
Leather fire helmet frontpiece (attached to helment 2001.278) inscribed "53" above "CAPTAIN"; image of two fire trumpets above.
This fire helmet frontpiece belonged to Captain Kerry Hollywood of Engine Company 53, located at 1836 Third Avenue in Manhattan. Unlike helmets, which belong to the FDNY, frontpieces belong to the individual firemen.
Gift of Kerry Hollywood
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