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Badge: NY State Firemans Ass

Object Number: 
1940.900
Date: 
ca.1895
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 6 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Metal pin-back badge with blank/damaged top plaque; Bottom medal attached with metal ring; inscribed around border with "NEW YORK STATE FIREMEN'S ASSOCIATION/ TROY, N.Y."; central image of allegorical figures Philosphy and Truth surmount moto "ILIUM FUIT. TROJAEST."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Harold Riker Applegate
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group