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Badge: Delegate...25th Annual...F.A., NY, Aug 17-20, 1897

Badge: Delegate...25th Annual...F.A., NY, Aug 17-20, 1897
Title
Badge: Delegate...25th Annual...F.A., NY, Aug 17-20, 1897
Date 
ca. 1897
Medium 
Silk, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 2 in. ( 16.5 x 5.1 cm )
Description 
Silk ribbon and metal badge with top pin inscribed "DELEGATE" on banner with helmet at top; circular badge suspended from top pin over red silk ribbon with central image of Knot Memorial building inscribed "UNION COLLEGE"; shield-shaped badge hangs from red ribbon over white ribbon; central image of Native Americans attacking settlers inscribed at bottom "MASSACRE 1690"; inscribed in banners at top flanking grouping of ladders, axes and horns "25TH ANNNUAL CONVENTION/ FIREMEN'S ASSN. STATE OF N.Y."; and at bottom "SCHENECTADY, N.Y./ AUG. 17TH-20TH 1897"; circular image of train at left inscribed within border "SCHENECTADY/ WORKS" and at right, image of generator with text "GENERAL ELECTRIC/ WORKS"; white ribbon edged at bottom with gold metal fringe.
Object Number 
INV.10747
Marks 
inscribed at back of bottom meda: "C. G. BRAXMAR/ 10 MAIDEN LANE/ NEW YORK."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group