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Historical Artifacts


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Title Date Object Number
Fire helmet frontpiece: II 1850-1900 INV.9059
Fire helmet frontpiece: M.F.D.2, FCMM 1850-1900 INV.8899
Fire helmet frontpiece: Neptune 1850-1900 INV.9037
Fire helmet frontpiece: Tremont 1, F.A.B. 1868-1900 INV.8898
Tailcoat 1887 1949.324b
Powderhorn 1850-1865 1951.329
Seal impression 1850-1900 Z.1501.6
Pipe tomahawk (reproduction) 1957 1957.87
Rope: buoy 1850-1900 1941.769
Rope: whip 1890-1900 1955.20
Blanket 1860-1865 1948.431
Trousers 1858-1865 1947.504b
Waist belt 1915-1930 1951.331f
Sword w/ gem patterned hilt 1740-1760 1948.176
Cartridge box 1855-1865 1950.82a
Belt buckle: Gott Mit Uns INV.5999
Badge: 1...First Australian Infantry REG INV.5986
Bissell's Midget ca. 1890 2000.772
Push toy ca. 1900 2000.773
Yankee Doodle ca. 1900 2000.775
Button 1760-1783 INV.6100.428
Belt buckle: eagle on anchor relief 1860-1865 INV.7350ab
Card case 1850-1890 INV.14148a-d
Heddles (loom accessory) 1750-1850 N-201
Sword w/scabbard 1849 1942.151ab
Palette and (3) paintbrushes that belonged to Augustus Toedteberg 1840-1860 1936.506a-d
Sword:carved wooden handle ca. 1900 1948.593
Sword w/scabbard 1840-1870 1944.179ab
Sword 1830-1880 1948.97a
Sword, scabbard and belt 1820-1850 1944.160a-c
Alphabet blocks (set) 1850-1900 INV.8086a-u
Button hook 1850-1900 INV.11736
Fan: black w/sequins 1870-1900 INV.11669
Fan: black w/sequins 1880-1910 INV.11656
Fan: Merry Christmas, 1875; woman figure ca. 1875 INV.8724
French horn in case 1974-1980 Z.1453a-c
Wax flower corsages (4) 1900-1950 Z.1242a-d
Walking-stick 1860-1880 INV.8254
Cane 1760-1820 INV.8762
Wig curler: dark wood 1875-1925 INV.11732
Sword 1800-1830 1941.1147a
Sword w/ scabbard 1864 1962.84ab
Sword, scabbard and tassel 1862 1941.1164ab
Sword and scabbard 1861 1942.530ab
Boat model in wooden box ca. 1900 262
Florida at the New York's Fair Souvenir Medal 1939 INV.4947
Badge INV.1865
Badge INV.1856
3 pins in box INV.2774
Clip: Plymouth Rock Gelatin INV.2751
Souvenir pencil INV.1134
Pin on Card: Spirit of St.Louis... INV.1860
Mounted photo w/ star on ribbon and news clipping on back INV.2044
Seal mold w/docu: Termi Posvis Quen ....ner 1911 1890-1920 INV.4229
Souvenir: Marion & Davies. Lose not...increase; 1509-1922 1922 INV.4681
Hour Glass 1800-1812 1938.273
Plaque 1800-1830 1938.320
Sword w/scabbard 1850-1925 1944.109ab
Sword 1750-1775 1947.569
Sword ca. 1770 1947.576
Scabbard: eagle engraving 1850-1900 1953.153b
Sword w/scabbard: eagle on grip 1880-1895 1953.159ab
Ribbon fragment 1800-1900 INV.2440.FR.1
Button INV.2448
Badge INV.2203
WWII Medal/Rank INV.5194
Badge INV.5327
Buttons INV.2780
Ribbons INV.2790.1-2
Ribbon early 20th century INV.2215
Ribbon 1856 INV.2219
Ribbon pin ca. 1883 INV.2257
Ribbon ca. 1894 INV.2261
Ribbon ca. 1876 INV.2264
Ribbon late 19th - early 20th century INV.2272
Badge INV.2960
Hourglass 1800-1812 1938.274
George Washington Seasons Medal 1798 1894.7
Henry Clay Personal Medal 1851 1906.12
Medal Struck in Celebration of the Restoration of Baron Van der Capellen to his Seat in the Assembly of the State of Overysell... 1782 1911.35
Medal struck in Celebration of the Restoration of Baron Van der Capellen to his Seat in the Assembly of the States of Overysell... 1782 1911.36
Jacket 1860-1865 Z.3083
Sword w/scabbard: L. Deny, Paris, 1878 1878 1941.1153ab
Sword: France 1830-1880 1948.97b
Sword, scabbard and tassel 1900-1920 1951.403ab
bayonet and scabbard ca. 1800 1941.1156
Sword Belt 1860-1865 1942.148
Southeast Asian Sword and Scabbard ca. 1900 1948.596ab
Sword, scabbard and shoulder belt ca. 1830 1941.1168a-c
Button: McKinley/Homestead INV.2964
Pin w/medallion: Harrison and Morton 1889 INV.3188
Badge INV.2988
Ribbon ca. 1899 INV.3094
Badge INV.2002
Badge INV.2749
Button INV.2385
Button INV.2389
Button INV.2461
Button ca. 1940 INV.2343
Button INV.2345
Button INV.2410
Buttons w/ribbon INV.2307A-D
Badge INV.2331
Button INV.2531
Badge on bar pin in box INV.5361
Sword Cane 1780-1820 1916.16ab
Medal ca. 1848 1923.67
George III Indian Peace Medal ca. 1763 1926.14
Badge INV.5095
Iron Cross INV.5105
Tercentenary of the Purchase of Manhattan Island Medal 1926 1926.81.1
Captain James Lawrence Naval Medal 1868-1885 1929.147
Saucepan 1750-1850 INV.15006
Badge INV.5123
Badge INV.3372
Needle case 1790-1830 INV.9792ab
Buckle 1700-1850 INV.6288.17
Dagger and Scabbard 1855-1870 1957.277j.1-.2
Mattock 1760-1783 INV.6100.464
Model 1878 Sharps-Borchardt Rifle 1878-1881 1960.43
Cutlass 1800-1830 1941.400
Badge INV.3323
Badge INV.3348
Percussion rifle, belgian made, boys rifle 1845-1865 INV.5730
Conversion of the Colt Model 1861 Navy Revolver ca. mid-1870's 1952.26ab
Shirt 1940-1946 1946.44a
Helmet 1942-1945 1950.85
Cap box in envelope: Civil War 1860-1865 1950.82b
Belt plate 1943.361
Helmet 1916 1948.589
Timothy D. Sullivan Association Annual Outing Member Badge 1911 INV.2178
Ribbons (7) INV.2197A-G
Button INV.4992
Badge INV.5002
Badge INV.5007
Badge INV.5010
Medal ca. 1913 INV.5013
Badge INV.5018
Badge INV.5026
Badge INV.5403[dup]
Badge INV.5428
I.D. tag INV.5429
Badge INV.5512
Button INV.5513
Badge INV.3613
Badge INV.3614
Button: Think Wallace Might Be President INV.7255
Collection of buttons: Wings for Willkie INV.7262
Campaign button: Roosevelt Laborer's Choice INV.7268
Badge w/pin 1861 INV.3861
Badge INV.3873
Major General Winfield Scott Military Medal 1849 1929.140
Marquis de Lafayette Medal ca. 1789 or later 1935.19a
Woodrow Wilson Commemorative Medal 1914-1918 1935.19d
Lorraine Plaquette ca. 1917 1935.19e
Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition Award Medal 1876 1936.728
Major General Zachary Taylor Military Medal 1848 INV.2659
Major General Andrew Jackson Military Medal 1820-1885 INV.2682
Major General Alexander Macomb Military Medal 1824-1885 INV.2698
Centennial of George Washington Inauguration Medal 1889 INV.3211
Early Republic coin 1870 INV.3213
Badge w/medal: Platform comm. subtreasury INV.3208
Garrison cap ca. 1944 1946.41e
Comercial Powder Can 1949.105
Powderhorn: etched w/map of NY State 1770-1780 1964.7
Sash 1860-1865 1947.504c
Belt 1944 1946.43d
Gaiter 1900-1918 1942.444c[dup]
Pie crimper ca. 1800-1850 Z.91
Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver 1849-1872 1977.6
Powderhorn 1850-1865 1943.477
Ribbon INV.2587
Ribbons INV.1732.1-.3
Button: O'Brian/Prial/Salomon INV.2097
Ribbon: 16th Ann. Convention 1888 INV.2125
Badge INV.2126
Button w/ribbon: Lemuel E. Quigg INV.2835
Badge INV.3024
Badge INV.3028
Ribbons w/ Pres.& Vice Pres. of U.S.,Aug.27'97 INV.3114AB
Button INV.2600
2 buttons INV.2601
Button INV.2634
Pin: Philadelphia City Councils INV.2638
Button INV.2648
Badge INV.2705
Pin: American flag INV.2029
Pin: flag w/tassel INV.2031
Bow w/pin & tassel INV.3129
Bow INV.3134
Bow w/pin & tassel INV.3136
Erie Canal Celebration Medal 1826 X.116
Frits Holm Medal 1921 X.166
Fireman's Medallion 19th century? 2463
Prudential Insurance Company of America 50th Anniversary Medal 1925 2089
Medal Pendant with Chain 1886 2102
Fulton Trust Company Plaquette 1915 2148
Washington Irving Plaquette 1912 2149
Medal Honoring Admiral George Dewey ca. 1898 2334[dup2]
Clothing advertising token 1914 2366
Medal in box: From the State of NY Cent. opening of ... INV.1804
Medal: woman in graveyard ca. 1918 INV.1813
Medal made from propeller from Admiral Dewey's Flagship Olympia 1898-1900 1958.7
Medal in case 1958.44[dup]
Benjamin Harrison Presidential Inauguration Commemorative Medal 1889 1966.71
Benjamin Harrison and Levi P. Morton Presidential Campaign Medal 1888 1966.73
Martin Van Buren Indian Peace Medal 1837-1839 1966.77
Coat 1958.132b
Grover Cleveland Medal 1885-1897 1966.83
Medal 1966.87
Civil War Medal of Honor 1863 1966.89
Projectile points (3) 1500-1700 1848.82a-c
Celt 1500-1700 1848.87
Civil War artillery shell 1855-1865 X.408
Buttons (2) 1866-1900 X.394
Ribbon badge 1900-1930 INV.1961
Button: B.B.Odell Jr. INV.1980
Lapel clip INV.1981
Badge w/tag INV.2025
Document INV.1873
Badge INV.1908
Badge INV.1910
Badge INV.1913
Bar pin INV.5066
Badge INV.5082
Badge INV.5083
Society of Tammany Badge 1908 INV.3428
Badge INV.3491
Badge INV.3670
New-York Historical Society Commemorative Medal 1857 2371
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Inauguration Medal 1934 2380
Benjamin Harrison Presidential Medal 1889 165
Paul Revere Sesquicentennial Commemorative Medal 1925 193
Pendant Medallion for the Colorado Quarto-Centennial ca. 1901 662
400th Anniversary of Discovery of America Commemorative Medal 1893 203
Wilhelmina, Queen of the Netherlands Medal ca. 1923 217
Comemorative Medal 1894 583
Sesquicentennial of American Independence Commemorative Medal 1926 566
Box with badges, braid, and document INV.942A-F
Officer's dress 1942-1946 1946.58a
Spoon 1800-1875 1942.400
Bomb shell fragment 1855-1865 1886.10b
Gar Kepi; 1870's 1948.438[dup]
Pin:IN.T and laurel insignia INV.10334
Shoulder strap 1860-1862 1940.941
Belt plate 1860-1865 X.339
Belt plate 1865-1890 X.340
Button 1815-1830 X.393
Button 1860-1865 X.396
Button 1850-1870 X.397
Canteen 1860-1861 X.231
Military buttons 1860-1865 X.391a-d
Helmet ca. 1918 X.195a
Percussion cap box 1855-1865 X.388
Saddle 1850-1900 X.374b
Sash 1850-1865 X.243
Sash 1850-1870 X.242
Sash 1855-1865 X.241
Button 1700-1850 INV.6288.22
Powder horn 1709-1759 X.180
Badge INV.4812B
Badge INV.4812D
Clothing pin INV.4864D
Badge INV.4391
Badge INV.4395
Badge INV.4424
Badge INV.4430
Badge INV.4434
Lapel button: 74th Regiment INV.4439
Badge INV.4441
Badge INV.4447
Badge INV.4448
Badge INV.4701
Badge INV.4714
Ribbon ca. 1887 INV.4148C
Ribbon 1961 INV.4149d
Badge INV.4165a
Millard Fillmore Indian Peace Medal After 1850 899
Hudson-Fulton Celebration Official Commemorative Medal 1909 1014
Hudson-Fulton Celebration Official Commemorative Medal 1909 1015
George Washington Indian Peace Medal 1903 1966.126
Centennial of Washington's Inauguration "Black, Starr & Frost" Medals 1889 1036ab
George Franklin Edmunds Award Medal After 1919 944
Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Medal 1872 1155
Kittanning Destroyed Medal ca. 1875 1158
Collection of patches ca. 1946 1951.628c
Collection of patches ca. 1946 1951.628d
Collection of patches ca. 1946 1951.628e
Dog Tags 1943-1945 1946.192m
Dog-tags 1941.41
Engine part 1878 1941.802
Yoke ca. 1825-1850 Z.136
Gaiter 1900-1918 1951.504d
Puttees (pair) 1946-1947 1949.409d,e
Epaulet ca. 1780 1947.433
Pompon 1860-1890 Z.2970
Sword 1800-1830 X.136
Machete 1880-1898 X.1
Sword (bayonet) w/scabbard: Vincereo Moriri... 1800-1830 X.3ab
Frock coat 1870-1880 2432a
Republican County Committee Watcher Ribbon ca. 1900 INV.4582
Ribbon: United War Work Campaign, 4717 INV.4588
Badge INV.4598B
Medals, badges INV.4653.1
Campaign button: Willkie Third Million INV.6673
Campaign button: No Crown for Franklin INV.6674
Campaign button: I like Ike and Dick INV.7126
Collection of buttons: Dewey INV.7130
Clips INV.7131
Button: Teamsters Support Roosevelt... INV.7143
Force Franklin Out At Third INV.7271
Campaign button: Roosevelt For Ex President INV.7272
Campaign button: United City La Guardia... INV.7282
Campaign button: Geroso Wagner Stark INV.7284
Lapel pins INV.6845
Mi piace Ike INV.6887
Button: Mamie for First Lady INV.6888
Button: McGovern INV.7075
Badge in case INV.4246
Badge in case INV.4311
Seal stamp: souvenir Cherie 1870-1900 INV.4686
Seal stamp: Reponse s'il vous pliat 1870-1900 INV.4687
Seal stamp: (hexagonal core, amber, w/ eye impression) 1870-1900 INV.4688
Ice creeper excavated at West Point 1760-1783 INV.5925.194
Seal stamp: (goat w/ shield) 1775-1850 1942.147
Stamp 1837-1880 INV.4694
Seal stamp: seal face blank 1775-1875 INV.4851
Seal stamp: Wurttemberg Consulate ca. 1856 1946.72
Seal stamp: (initials) 1870-1900 INV.4855
Seal for wax w/handle: elephant design 1850-1900 INV.8308
Buttons INV.2290
Buttons INV.2291
Seal of the State of New York 1810-1860 INV.4037
Ribbon ca. 1902 1940.926
Badge INV.3077
Ribbon 1800-1900 INV.3097
Ribbon ca. 1876 INV.3099
Badge 1044
Badge INV.3145AB
Button 1897 1941.512
Badge INV.3154
Badge INV.3156
Buttons: Rockefeller/Keating INV.2293
Buttons: Wilkie INV.2294
Buttons: Corsi INV.2295
Badge INV.2001
Badge INV.2000
Badge INV.2004
Badge INV.2008
Badge INV.2005
Badge INV.5527
Pin: MB INV.5528
Pin: MB INV.5530
Badge INV.5531
Badge INV.5532
Badge INV.3608
Badge 1941.469
Ribbon: ...GAR Atlantic City, Sept.1910 INV.3612
Badge w/tag INV.3610
Button: Meyner INV.2378
Button INV.2379
Button INV.2380
Badge 1946.227
Medal ca. 1912 1946.229
Badge in case 1942.510
Badge w/ribbon & medal w/other ribbon in case 1939.515
Badge INV.3616
Badge 1886 INV.3617
Document INV.3620
Envelope INV.3625A
Badge on card INV.3625B
Badge INV.3635B
Medal: (iron cross),1866 INV.4161C
Fireman's belt: "1st assistant" 1850-1900 INV.9236
Button INV.2466
Button INV.2468
Ribbon (fragment) INV.2439
Seal w/tag: Argencia Commercial del Ymperio Mexicano ca. 1867 INV.6307
Seal of the State of New York 1810-1860 INV.4044
Stamp: NY ... Mutual Assurance Co ca. 1800-1809 INV.4047
Seal: coat of arms sudwige 1850-1900 INV.4203
Seal: indistinguishable image 1850-1900 INV.4205
Bootmaker's sign 1820-1850 INV.7928
Ribbon INV.2442
Pin w/ flag: Long may it wave INV.2445
Button INV.2446
Flag patch INV.2449
Sealing press ca. 1917 1948.495
Sealing press ca. 1884 1948.491
Seal: heart design 1800-1875 INV.7782
Seal: peacock-H.G. 1830-1880 INV.7783
Sign fragment: XI 1800-1900 INV.8824
Badge INV.2014
Badge INV.2009
Badge INV.2011
Badge INV.2012
Badge INV.2013
Button: whigs of '76 and '34 INV.2717
Pin: sword INV.2721
I.D. tag INV.2722
Badge INV.2726
Button: MacArthur INV.2734
Button: Case INV.2735
Button INV.2736
Button INV.2737
Button INV.2738
Button ca. 1898 INV.2741
Pin: Schnorer Club INV.2742
Pin: Schnorer Club INV.2743
Pin: Eagle INV.2744
Pin: Oagna, Charta INV.2745
Button: Harriman, Roosevelt INV.2372
Badge INV.2757
Button 1914 INV.2760
Buttons INV.2761
6 buttons on cardboard INV.2767
Badge on card INV.3632B
Badge in box INV.3634
Boxtop INV.3635A
Badge INV.3635D
Badge INV.3635E
Medal w/ribbon INV.3635F
Pin: Jr.Daughters of Loyal legion on card 2399
Badge w/pin & ribbon INV.3859
Badge w/pin & ribbon 1941.422
Medal ca. 1897 INV.3862
Badge w/pin INV.3863
Medal ca. 1887 INV.3864
Badge w/pin & ribbon 1941.421
Ribbon badge: Firemen's Assn. Trenton, N.J. 1880-1920 INV.10481
Zachary Taylor Rosette Badge ca. 1848 INV.2872
Campaign medal w/pin 1872 INV.3872
Spectacles case 1800-1820 INV.7727
Waist belt buckle and clasp (2) 1860-1865 1926.98ab
Trade sign 1810-1850 1953.300
Circular plaque: J.L. Mott 1850-1900 INV.8955
Pin: Service INV.2495
Button INV.2497
Pin: 2nd War Fund INV.2499
Buttons (50) ca. 1940 INV.6302
Plastic case w/medal: Waldorf- Astoria, N.Y. INV.13629
Sword w/scabbard 1862 1922.2ab
Badge INV.2416
Bowl: Memorial of Sir Walter Scott 1900-1930 INV.13626
Folder w/flap closure 1875-1925 149g
Folder w/string closure 1880-1920 149f
Ash tray for New York's World Fair, 1939 1939 1940.472
8 pins and medals in box INV.2773
Buttons: Walker INV.2285
Buttons: Wagner INV.2286
Y. M. D. C. House Ribbon ca. 1870 or later INV.2296
Buttons INV.2297
Buttons INV.2298
Buttons INV.2299
Badges INV.2350
Buttons INV.2351
Lapel clips INV.2352
United behind the President INV.2353
Lapel Clips INV.2354
Buttons INV.2355
Lapel Clips INV.2356
Lapel clips INV.2357
Clips INV.2358
Badge w/pin 468
Badge in envelope INV.3874
Badge w/pin & ribbon INV.3877
Pin: Thy Kingdom Come INV.2512[dup]
Badge w/pin & ribbon 1935.95
Badge w/pin & ribbon INV.3878
Badge w/pin & ribbon INV.3879
Pin: Albany Grand Commandery, 1913 INV.4991
Souvenir ribbon 1877 INV.2860
Ribbon 1800-1900 INV.2862
2 ribbons INV.2863
2 ribbons INV.2865
Ribbon: Fire Company 1860-1920 INV.2869
Commemorative ribbon ca. 1856 INV.2870
Ribbons (3) INV.2871.1-.3
Ribbon ca. 1902 INV.2588
Badge INV.2589B
Badge INV.2590A
Badge INV.2590B
Toy armchair 1875-1900 INV.5225
Shoulder patch 1940-1950 INV.12266
Brassard 1941-1946 INV.12299
Our next president Wendell Lewis Willkie ca. 1940 INV.14752
Fountain pen & seal of Herbert H.Lehman..St.Of N.Y.exec.chr. 1941 INV.7867
Book Slate + 2 Docu. 1867-1880 INV.1901
Buttons: McClellan INV.2359
Buttons (2) INV.2360
Buttons: Rockefeller/Keating INV.2361
Buttons: Rockefeller/Keating INV.2362
Buttons INV.2365
Buttons INV.2366
Button INV.2368
Pin: Hernz Pickle INV.2369
Button: Harriman INV.2370
Button: Wagner INV.2371
Button: Widnall INV.2373
Button: Sullivan INV.2374


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