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Trumpet (fire horn)

Object Number: 
1960.77
Date: 
1855
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. ( 38.7 x 15.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on side: "Jas. Irvin Murray / FOREMAN / Engine Co. No. 11 / 1855"
Description: 
Mixed metal presentation trumpet with copper(?) plating; engraved inscription on one side.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, James Irvin Murray (1825-1909), father of the donor's stepmother (Mrs. William Raeburn Jenkins), was a member of the New York Volunteer Fire Department from ca. 1846.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Raeburn W. Jenkins
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group