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Fire Bucket

2009.32.1 (RS244871)

Description

Painted leather fire bucket with loop handle.

Details

Maker
Fenno, John (Maker)
Date
1802
Inscriptions
"IFENNO" (stamped)
"PRO:BONO:PUBLICO"; "No 1"; "Thomas/Briggs/1802." (Painted)
"FIRE BUCKET, dated 1802,/belonged to Thomas Briggs,/ of Lendell's Lane, Boston./Stamped 'I FENNO' for John/Fenno, 'leather bucket &/hosemaker,' Orange St., Boston/(Directory, 1803)." (handwritten)
Location of origin
MA
Material
leather
Object type
Regulative & Protective T&E; Protective Devices
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bucket, Fire
buckets (vessels)
Device, Fire Protection
leather
People and organizations
Fenno, John
Dimensions
13 1/8 x 9 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2009.32.1
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
203353

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