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Pin with ribbon and medallion

Object Number: 
1940.897
Date: 
ca. 1893
Medium: 
Silk, paper, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 8.3 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscribed on metal: At back of celluloid badge; "THE/ WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./ NEWARK, N.J.".
Description: 
Souvenir badge of red silk ribbon printed in silver ink: "SOUVENIR/ N.Y.S.H.A./ CONEY ISLAND/ AUGUST 93"; circular button-front celluloid pin at bottom with image of fireman; printed with "PAT. W&H CO. NEWARK, NJ." Metal pin in shape of eagle at top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Harold Riker Applegate
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group