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Fire Extinguisher

Description

Cylindrical brass fire extinguisher designed to be mounted to the wall.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1940
Inscriptions
"For Fire/ Shur-Ex/ Automatic/ Release from bracket/ By sharp sideways pull/ strike plunger on/ hard surface and/ sprinkle contents/ on fire/ international/ fire equipment corp./ west New Brighton/ Staten Island, N.Y." (On the front of the fire extinguisher)
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Regulative & Protective T&E
Places
Staten Island (New York City, New York state) [borough]
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Extinguisher, Fire
fire extinguishers
Dimensions
9 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.1191
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
296668

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