Hose, Fire

Object number
91.43.5
Date
1888
Description
Fire hose reel with a heavy brass fitting designed to hold coiled rope or hose. From Fall River Line steamer "Bristol". Cast brass with star cut-out on front, four holes for screws on back. Inscribed on face: "Steamer/Bristol/Dec. 30, 1888". From the Fall River Line steamer "Bristol". The steamer burned at Long Wharf Dec. 30, 1888.
Materials
brass
Subjects
Bristol (Steamship)
Fall River Line