Badge

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-10663

Description

Round police badge made of pewter and engraved with dove and olive branch, geometric designs and the word "POLICE."

Details

Descriptive Terms

badges
pewter (tin alloy)
tin alloy
engraving (action)
Pewter
Stipple Engraved
Badge

Inscription

Engraved on the front: POLICE

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Symbol

Dimensions

3 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.555