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Trumpet (fire horn)

Trumpet (fire horn)
Title
Trumpet (fire horn)
Date 
1855
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 15 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. ( 38.7 x 15.9 cm )
Description 
Mixed metal presentation trumpet with copper(?) plating; engraved inscription on one side.
Credit Line 
Gift of Raeburn W. Jenkins
Object Number 
1960.77
Marks 
engraved: on side: "Jas. Irvin Murray / FOREMAN / Engine Co. No. 11 / 1855"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group