photographed while on display at BHM; the red background is not part of the object, which would have been fixed to the wall of a building

Sun Insurance firemark plaque

Sun Insurance firemark plaque, insurance policy number 406552. Dated 1778. Lead, circular sun motif of diameter 146 mm, rectangular policy number area 171 x 51 mm.

curator's notes
Relates to the dwelling house of Thomas Parkinson of Brixham. The insurance policy policy 406552 was established on 11 December 1778.

BRXHM reference: 1711