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Badge Of 1855.

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Badge Of 1855.

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
New York (N.Y.). Fire Dept -- To 1899
Badges -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1850-1859
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
Dynix: 1615357
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17538225
Barcode: 33333159157193
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1b55a8c0-c55d-012f-89b9-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1882: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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 October 24, 2016. 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.