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Textile: Guardian Fire Dept.,

Object Number: 
1955.76
Date: 
1857
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 x 17 3/4 in. ( 53.3 x 45.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: all over: "GUARDIAN ENGINE CO./ NO. 29./ CARD OF THANKS./ At a meeting of the officers and members of GUARDIAN ENGINE CO., No 29 held at their engine house, ..."
Description: 
Copperplate-printed silk broadside of the Guardian Engine Co., No. 29; with a vignette with personifcations of Liberty and Peace and an American bald eagle in a harbor above four columns of text; rooster at the bottom; decorative border; printed in black ink on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Madie D. Brown
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group