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Badge: Delegate Fireman's Ass. NY 1905

Object Number: 
1940.901
Date: 
ca.1905
Medium: 
Metal, silk ribbon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. ( 11.4 x 6 cm )
Description: 
Two-part metal and red silk ribbon pin-back badge; top medal inscribed "33RD ANNUAL CONVENTION/ DELEGATE/ GLENS FALLS, AUG. 14-19"; surmounted by image of helmet and flanked with rope swags and shells inscribed from left to right "19/ 05"; ribbon hangs from top medal and is attached to bottom medal with metal ring. Circular bottom medal has laurel leaf border and four roundels with images of different firewagons; central image inside "scroll" of arched stone passageway looking out towards dam; inscribed below: "FIREMENS ASSN. STATE OF N.Y."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Harold Riker Applegate
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group