(2) Badges and document

(2) Badges and document
Title
(2) Badges and document
Date 
1880-1920
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
Badge (1): 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (7 x 3.8 cm) Badge (2): 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (6.4 x 4.4 cm)
Description 
Metal badge (1) with circular center; image of fire helmet, ladder, horn and baton encircled by rope border and inscription "VOLUNTEER FIREMENS ASSOCIATOIN/ N.Y. CITY"; eagle at top flanked by foliate flourishes and number inscribed at bottom "1438." Metal shield-shaped badge (2) with central image of fire wagon encircled by inscription "VOLUNTEER FIREMENS ASSN./ CITY N.Y."; inscribed in banner at top "MEMBER" and in plate at bottom "131."
Object Number 
INV.1752
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group