Fire helmet: Hopkinson Hose Co.
Leather, paint, brass, textile
Overall: 8 1/2 x 11 1/8 x 14 7/8 in. ( 21.6 x 28.3 x 37.8 cm )
applied leather: on frontpiece: "ASSISTANT / HOPKINS / HOSE CO / CW" painted: underside of brim: "2334"
Eight comb black leather fire helmet with tooled floral vine border on brim; gold painted leather frontpiece with red "3" appliquéd at center and "ASSISTANT / HOPKINS / HOSE CO / CW" in gold painted leather lettering; brass eagle frontpiece holder; textile half-lining.
Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
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