Badge ribbon

Title:
Badge ribbon
Date: 
ca.1896
Medium: 
Paper, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. ( 29.2 x 12.1 cm )
Description: 
White paper ribbon with pin back and folded paper "bow" at top with central gold seal; gold eagle with flag below. Printed banner in gold stamped:"DELEGATE" with "TWENTY FOURTH/ ANNUAL/ NEW YORK STATE/ FIREMEN'S (printed in red)/ ASSOCIATION/ LOCKPORT, N.Y./ AUG. 18, 19, 20, 21/ 1896"; coated wood disc at center stamped "CONVENTION" attached at top and bottom with silk ribbons tied at back; disc encircled by gold hose border crossed at bottom with images of helmet and axe.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Harold Riker Applegate
Object Number: 
1940.881
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group