Plaque: presented State Insurance Fund,Award..1955.-YHS

Plaque: presented State Insurance Fund,Award..1955.-YHS
Title
Plaque: presented State Insurance Fund,Award..1955.-YHS
Date 
1955
Medium 
Wood, plastic, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 16 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 41.9 x 34.3 x 1.3 cm )
Description 
Rectangular wooden plaque with shield at center with insignia and inscriptions in relief, presented to the New-York Historical Society by The State Insurance Fund of New York; insignia in plastic of silver spread eagle with circular green cross emblem over breast, against textured gold colored metal foil ground; metal chain on reverse for hanging.
Credit Line 
Gift of The State Insurance Fund of New York
Object Number 
1955.171
Marks 
relief: at center of plaque: "THE STATE INSURANCE FUND / OF NEW YORK / ACCIDENT REDUCTION COMPETITION / AWARD FOR / 1955 / NO LOST TIME ACCOMPLISHEMENT" stamped in black: near bottom of plaque: "THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY" printed paper label: affixed to reverse: "MANUFACTURED OF / ADVERTISING / DISPLAYS / NOVELTIES / SIGNS / The / HOLLIS / COMPANY, INC. / NEW YORK, N.Y." relief: within circular emblem over eagle's breast: "GREEN CROSS / FOR SAFETY"
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Creative: Tronvig Group