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Badge: Volunteer Firemen's Assn., City of New York

Object Number: 
INV.10493
Date: 
1885-1895
Medium: 
Silk, paper, tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 2 x 1/8 in. ( 14.6 x 5.1 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Purple silk ribbon with American flag bowtie at top; suspended from bottom is star-shaped tin badge, containing picture of Ulysses S. Grant on one side, and White House on other side; printed in gold ink on ribbon is: "VOLUNTEER/FIREMEN/ASSOCIATION/OF THE /CITY OF N.Y."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group