Textile: Guardian Fire Dept.,

Textile: Guardian Fire Dept.,
Title
Textile: Guardian Fire Dept.,
Date 
1857
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 21 x 17 3/4 in. ( 53.3 x 45.1 cm )
Description 
Copper-engraved 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
Object Number 
1955.76
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, ..."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group