Fire helmet frontpiece: 46,2416

Object Number: 
INV.8916
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 4 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 20.3 x 11.1 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
painted: reverse: "2334"
Description: 
Black painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "46" cut out at center and backed with yellow painted leather, with "2416" painted in yellow below.
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