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Badge w/button: N.Y. Exempt...Somerville, N.J...P. Hickey...

Object Number: 
INV.10485
Date: 
1912
Medium: 
Silk, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 3 x 1/4 in. ( 17.8 x 7.6 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
pin: "NEW YORK EXEMPT" ribbon: printed in gold ink: "DECORATION OF/WASHINGTON'S/MONUMENT/FEB. 22, 1912/NEW YORK CITY" badge: PETER J. HICKEY/FOREMAN/EXEMPT FIRE ENGINE CO."
Description: 
Green silk ribbon printed in gold ink with: "DECORATION OF/WASHINGTON'S/MONUMENT/FEB. 22, 1912/NEW YORK CITY"; at top of ribbon is coated paper printed with: "NEW YORK EXEMPT" inside ornate frame with pin-back; pinned near botom is image of fireman on paper inside circle frame, and suspended from bottom is medallion with coated paper with photograph of firefighter and: "PETER J. HICKEY/FOREMAN/EXEMPT FIRE ENGINE CO."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group