Badge w/button: N.Y. Exempt Decoration...Feb. 22, 1913...
Silk, paper, brass
Overall: 5 7/8 x 2 1/4 x 1/4 in. ( 14.9 x 5.7 x 0.6 cm )
Blue ribbon with brass pin at top, which consists of coated paper printed with "NEW YORK EXEMPT" inside frame; ribbon printed in gold ink with "DECORATION/OF/WASHINGTON'S/MONUMENT/FEB. 22ND 1913/New York City"; suspended from bottom is metal pin coated with paper cover printed with: "THOMAS FITZPATRICK/FOREMAN/EXEMPT FIRE ENGINE CO."
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman, 1925
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