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Catalog Number 1943.420.008
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Sepia-toned photo of a fireman who is standing beside a speaking trumpet that is resting on a small table. The fireman is wearing his uniform which includes a long, double-breasted coat, decorative belt, and fireman's hat. The number, "1," is visible on his badge and belt buckle. In the collar area, his shirt appears to be hand-colored in purple. Handwriting on the verso notes, "W. Cooper, Capt. Ladder Co. No. 1; Time Book Record A-117; Died Sept. 2, 1884."
Date c.1870
People Cooper, William
Print size 6.5" x 9.5"
Dimension Details Image size is 6" x 8" oval.
Collection Fire Department
Search Terms Detroit Fire Department
Firefighters
Ladder Company No. 1
Portraiture