Firemark

Object Number: 
INV.163
Date: 
1790-1850
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 5/8 x 10 1/4 x 3/8 in. ( 24.4 x 26 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
cast: on fire mark: "1794"
Description: 
Rectangular cast iron firemark for the Baltimore Equitable Society with image of two clasped hands with rope-trimmed cuffs.
Gallery Label: 
The cast date of 1794 could relate to the year that the Baltimore Equitable Society was founded (See Publications).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group