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Catalog Number 1943.420.005
Object Name Photograph, Cabinet
Description Photographic Print (1 copy). Sepia-toned albumen cabinet card photo of a fireman who is standing beside a small table and holding a whip in his right hand. The fireman is wearing his uniform which includes a long, double-breasted coat, decorative belt, and cap. His shirt has been hand-colored in purple in the collar area. The badge on his coat has the handwritten number "2." (The copy photo shows the handwritten number "3" on his coat and the badge number on the cap also appears to be number 3.) Handwriting on the verso notes "Whitney B. Beattie."
Date c.1870
People Beattie, Whitney B.
Print size 4.25" x 6.5"
Collection Fire Department
Search Terms Detroit Fire Department