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Badge: Delegate 59th Annual Conv., Firemen's Assn...1931

Object Number: 
INV.10455
Medium: 
metal, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 x 4 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
pin: "DELEGATE" ribbon: ""59TH ANNUAL CONV./FIREMEN'S/ASSOCIATION/STATE OF NEW YORK/TROY N.Y./AUGUST 18-21, 1931" badge: "CITY CORPORATION/TROY, N.Y./ILIUM FUIT, TROJA EST"
Description: 

Brass-colored metal pin with suspended ribbon and badge. Rectangular pin has text, "DELEGATE". Red ribbon with gold printed text suspended from the badge reads "59TH ANNUAL CONV./FIREMEN'S/ASSOCIATION/STATE OF NEW YORK/TROY N.Y./AUGUST 18-21, 1931". Round, suspended badge features the seal of Troy, NY, with large sailing ships in the background and unloaded trade goods including a sheaf of grain and boxes in the foregound. Text around the seal reads, "CITY CORPORATION/TROY, N.Y./ILIUM FUIT, TROJA EST". (Latin translation: Ilium was, Troy is)

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group