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Badge Of 1855.

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804780
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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

New York City -- Fire Department -- 1899 & Earlier

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1882
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Fir-18
Topics
New York (N.Y.). Fire Dept -- To 1899
Badges -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1850-1859
Notes
Content : Printed on image: "N.Y. Fire Department. 240." Printed on border: "Organization." "69." Text in part: "In 1855 the Legislature ordered the Common Council to design a badge to be worn by firemen. The accompaning illustration represents this badge, the object of which was to prevent persons not firemen from entering the lines during a fire."

Source note: The story of the volunteer fire department of the city of New York. (New York : Harper, 1882) Sheldon, George William (1843-1914), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 20 x 13 cm. (7 3/4 x 5 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1615357
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17538225
Barcode : 33333159157193
UUID: 1b55a8c0-c55d-012f-89b9-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1882: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Badge Of 1855." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1882. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cdd6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Badge Of 1855." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cdd6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1882). Badge Of 1855. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cdd6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Badge Of 1855.