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Badge w/button: Somerville Fire Dept...Wallace House...

Object Number: 
INV.10499
Date: 
ca. 1907
Medium: 
Silk, paper, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 2 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 12.7 x 6.4 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Tan silk ribbon with pin at top; pin composed of coated white paper printed with: "Somerville Fire Dept." in ornate brass frame; suspended from bottom is circular metal badge coated with paper with picture of house and "1778 WALLACE HOUSE 1779 WASHINGTON'S HEADQUARTERS"; ribbon printed in gold ink with: "FIREMEN'S/PARDE/SOMERVILLE, NJ/OCT. 10/1907"
Credit Line: 
Gift of William M. Wallace, 1934
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group