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Title: 1960F103 Fire Mark-Detail
Description: 1960F103
Detail of Fire Mark, 1805-1830

Metal fire insurance mark or plaque affixed to the front of insured buildings as a guide to the insurance company's fire brigade. These identification marks were used in the eighteenth and nineteenth century in the days before municipal fire services were formed.
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Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Credit Line: Presented by the Public Works Department, 1960.