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Fire helmet frontpiece: 52

Object Number: 
INV.9055
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 17.1 x 10.2 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Black leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "52" cut out at center and backed with gold painted leather, with "U . . . E / STEAMER" in applied, gold painted leather lettering above.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group