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Badge: guest of central hose no.1...Oct. 26, 1898

Object Number: 
Silk, metal
Overall: 7 1/2 x 2 x 1/8 in. ( 19 x 5.1 x 0.3 cm )
White silk ribbon with American flag tied in bow at top, and gold metal fringing at bottom; printed in gold ink with: "GUEST OF/CENTRAL HOSE/NO. 1/MOUNT VERNON, NY/OCTOBER 26TH, 1893"; image of fire engine in center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William M. Wallace, 1934
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group