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Object Name

Waistcoat; Belfast Fire Brigade

Date Made

c.1940s
c.1940s

Description

Dress Waistcoat of the Belfast corporation (Belfast Fire Brigade) Fireman's uniform of William Cosgrove. He served during the Belfast Blitz. The waistcoat is of dark blue material with silver-coloured plain buttons. There are five buttons on the front. There is a label sown onto the inside of the waistcoat detailing the size. The lining on the inside is made out white material, possibly cotton or linen. The waistcoat has four small pockets on the front and a strap with buckle at the back.

Materials

cloth (wool & other), metal

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2013.2.2

Copyright

National Museums NI