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Badge:...Reception to Veteran Firemen's Assn...N.Y...1887

Object Number: 
ca. 1887
Silk, metal
Overall: 8 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 22.2 x 8.9 x 0.6 cm )
Maroon silk ribbon suspended from tin pin, with gold fringing at bottom; printed in gold ink with: "Firemen's Benevolent Association/OF CHICAGO ILL./ORGANIZED OCTOBER, 1847/RECPETION TO/Veteran Firemen's Association/OF NEW YORK CITY,/AT CHICAGO, ILLINOIS,/SEPTEMBER 6 & 7,/1897."
Credit Line: 
Gift of William M. Wallace, 1934
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group