Badge

Badge
Title
Badge
Date 
1850-1895
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 x 2 in. ( 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
Description 
Brass officer's badge from the Court of General Session, County of New York; lettering surrounds central medallion with arms of New York; badge surmounted by eagle with outstretched wings; number "63" at bottom.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Eli Frank
Object Number 
2000.18
Gallery Label 
The Court of General Sessions of New York City, held by the mayor, aldermen, and a recorder, tried felonies, misdemeanors, and ordinance violations. In 1895 the Court of General sessions became the Supreme Court. Mr. Eli Frank was a member of the New York Bar. He was also a Doctor of Juridical Science Brooklyn Law School.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group