Fire helmet frontpiece: 47

Object Number: 
INV.8928
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 4 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 20.6 x 10.8 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
painted: reverse: "2334"
Description: 
Ocher painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "47" cut out and backed with black painted leather at center, with two trumpets painted in gold, red, and black above.
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