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Object Name: Fire helmet
Date: 1850-1870
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Medium: Leather, paint, brass, other metal, textile
Dimensions: Overall: 9 x 11 3/4 x 14 in. ( 22.9 x 29.8 x 35.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Eight comb black painted leather fire helmet with tooled linear decoration on crown and floral vine border on brim; brass eagle frontpiece holder (frontpiece missing); textile half-lining.
Credit Line: Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
Object Number: INV.202
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Marks: stamped: on underside of brim: "WILSON / MAKER / 135 BOWERY / N. Y." handwritten: on tape affixed to back of brim: "39"