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Plaque

Object Number: 
1940.333
Date: 
ca. 1917
Medium: 
Bronze, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 3/8 x 12 x 1 1/4 in. ( 34 x 30.5 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: at top of bronze frame: "1917 / DECEMBER THIRD" in relief: at center of plaque: "PRESENTED TO / HONORABLE / PETER SCHWEICKERT / MEMBER / BOARD OF ALDERMEN / CITY OF NEW YORK / IN GRATEFUL AND APPRECIATIVE / RECOGNITION OF HIS MAGNANIMOUS SUPPO
Description: 
Bronze plaque mounted on wooden panel presented December 3, 1917, to Peter Schweickert, member of the Board of Aldermen of the City of New York, acknowledging his help in securing "a fair and equitable readjustment" of the salaries of members of the Fire Department.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles Edel
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group