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Badge: Delegate ... 1897

Object Number: 
1940.907
Date: 
1897
Medium: 
Silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 2 x 1/4 in. ( 15.2 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
badge: "DELEGATE" badge: suspended: lettering in banners at top and bottom: "25TH ANNNUAL CONVENTION FIREMEN'S ASSN. STATE OF NY/SCHENECTADY AUG. 17-20 1897"; "MASSACRE 1690" (below scene); "SCHENECTADY/WORKS" and "GENERAL ELECTRIC/WORKS"
Description: 
White silk ribbon and metal badge suspended from pin; pin has helmet over crossed trumpets at top, with lettering in center: "DELEGATE"; badge connected to pin by red ribbon, with scene of Native Americans attacking settlers in center, and lettering in banners at top and bottom: "25TH ANNNUAL CONVENTION FIREMEN'S ASSN. STATE OF NY/SCHENECTADY AUG. 17-20 1897"; "MASSACRE 1690" (below scene); "SCHENECTADY/WORKS" and "GENERAL ELECTRIC/WORKS" in insets along sides of badge; ribbon with gold metal tassels at bottom.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group