Fire Extinguisher

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1900-1940

GUSN

GUSN-296668

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

fire extinguishers
brass (alloy)
Extinguisher, Fire

Inscription

"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)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Regulative & Protective T&E

Dimensions

9 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.1191

Places

Staten Island (New York City, New York state) [borough]