Fire helmet frontpiece: N.Y. Volunteer Association, S.O.H.

Object Number: 
INV.8924
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 4 1/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 20.3 x 10.8 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Black painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; firefighting tools painted at center, with "NY / VOLUNTEER" and "ASSOCIATION / SOH" in applied, gold painted lettering on recessed panels above and below.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group