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Model: horse-drawn fire chief's carriage

Object Number: 
1925.91
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Metal, paint, leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 15.9 x 24.8 x 16.5 cm )
Marks: 
painted in gold: on side: "CHIEF / 6th / BATT[ALION]" typewritten: on exhibition label found with object: "MODEL OF HORSE-DRAWN CHIEF'S / CARRIAGE, 6TH BATTALION) / New York Fire Department / . . ."
Description: 
Model of the horse-drawn carriage of the chief of the New York Fire Deparment's 6th Battalion; red painted wheels and wood and metal chassis; full-width bench with brown leather seat cover mounted on trapezoidal base made of sheet metal.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the heirs of Charles G. Moller, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group