Badge: Hugenot Eng. Company

Title:
Badge: Hugenot Eng. Company
Date: 
ca. 1910
Medium: 
Silk, brass
Dimensions: 
badge: 3 5/8 x 2 in. ( 9.2 x 5.1 cm ) card: 4 x 2 in. ( 10.2 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Badge with top brass pin inscribed "NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y./ HUGUENOT ENGINE CO." and "CITY/ ARMS" flanking central image of coat of arms with images of ships and dates "1688" and "1899"; red silk ribbon attached to top pin with bottom badge suspended from brass rings; badge has central image of house, crossed trumpets, and ocean with ship inscribed with "19/ 10" and "CELEBRATION/ VOLUNTEER/ FIRE/ COMPANIES/ OCT/ 6TH" in draped banners flanking horns that surmount inscription "HUDSON PARK VIEW BONNEFOI POINT." Badge attached to white card printed in green "The Charles M. Robbins Co./ Manufacturers of Badges and Medals/ Attleboro, Mass."
Object Number: 
INV.2111
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Creative: Tronvig Group