About This Item


  • TitleBadges of Honor: Brooklyn’s Protectors, a talk with collector Art Sinai.
  • Call NumberBCER_0006
  • SummaryCollector Art Sinai talks about his collection of badges, started in 1962. Sinai holds up to 8,000 federal, state, city, local, and railroad badges, including rare badges from Brooklyn. From December 2017 to March 2018 the Brooklyn Collection exhibited badges from his collection spanning a century (1850–1950) selected from a variety of neighborhoods as well as occupations.
  • Date2018-03-05
  • Formatmoving image
  • Physical Description1 moving image file (53 mins.) : digital, MP4, color
  • Genrepresentations (communicative events)
  • CreatorSinai, Art
  • SubjectPolice--New York (State)--New York--Medals, badges, decorations, etc. ; New York (State)--Medals, badges, decorations, etc.
  • CollectionBrooklyn Collection Event Recordings
  • PlaceBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Cite AsBrooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection
  • RightsCopyright restrictions apply to the use of this work. For more information or to obtain a reproduction of this work, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.