Officer roster board: Protection 5 Engine Co....

Object Number: 
INV.9154
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Wood, metal, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 1 in. ( 77.5 x 47 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on obverse: "PROTECTION / 5 / ENGINE CO. / B. A. OF MELROSE. / FOREMAN / PETER J. GECKS. . . / . . . / G. K. ACKERMAN JOHN. A. . . / REC. SEC. - FIN. SEC. / W. S. GROESBECK. / TREASURER: SERGT.-AT-ARMS / . . . / TRUSTEES / W. CHELT / SICK-COM. /
Description: 
Rectangular wooden sign with "PROTECTION / 5 / ENGINE CO. / B. A. OF MELROSE" painted on arched top; six slots below with sliding metal strips listing names of "REC. SEC.," "FIN. SEC.," "TREASURER," "SERGT.-AT-ARMS," "TRUSTEES," and "SICK-COM."; with metal hardware for hanging.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group