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Fire Bucket

1991.986 (RS21471)

Description

Rolled circular rim on a "U" shaped body; the rim is painted red and the body is painted green and decorated with an eagle, shields and banner above inscriptions.

Details

Maker
Fenno, John (Maker)
Date
1825-1835
Inscriptions
Painted on the front and back: ""Columbian/Eagle/Fire Society Bery/Smith/1827 No. 1"" The name of the Boston maker ""Fenno"" is also branded.
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
leather
painting (coating)
sewing (process)
Object type
Regulative & Protective T&E; Protective Devices
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bucket, Fire
buckets (vessels)
Device, Fire Protection
leather
Leather
Machine Sewn
Painted
painting (coating)
sewing (process)
Dimensions
12.75 (H), 8.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.986
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3203

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