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Title [Constitution Hook and Ladder Company 1]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date ca. 1890-1905
Description Original B&W print on black cardboard mount. Group portrait of firemen in uniform; they are seated and standing in three rows in front of a building with large open doors. Seven men are seated in chairs in the front row; seven men stand in the middle row; four men stand in the back. The man at right in the back row is not in uniform, but he wears a helmet with a plaque that has inscription: "[CO]NSTITUT[ION] / [emblem of crossed hook and ladder superimposed on numeral 1] / T F D."
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 7.375 x 9.5
Ownership and History The Constitution Hook and Ladder Company 1 was a volunteer company that was part of the Tottenville Fire Department, Staten Island.
Earliest Date 1890
Latest Date 1905
Subjects Fire fighters
Group portraits
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.1216
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2017.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.