Badge on block in envelope: B.F.D. 474

Object Number: 
INV.9244
Date: 
1890-1940
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Metal shamrock-shaped badge with central image of Liberty encircled by inscription "EENDRAGHT MACKT MAGHT"; inscribed in surrounding lobes "B./ F./ D./ 474."
Gallery Label: 
This badge was worn by firefighters belonging to the paid Fire Department of Brooklyn, New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group