Overall: 18 7/8 x 21 3/8 x 3 3/4 in. ( 47.9 x 54.3 x 9.5 cm )
applied wooden letters: at bottom of diorama: "THE CHARTER OAK ON THE MORNING OF ITS FALL AUG. 21st 1856"
written: in ink on label affixed to reverse: "Representation of the Charter Oak as it appeared after its fall; made from fragments of the tree -
Framed wooden diorama of the Charter Oak after it fell; depicts fallen tree, carved wooden figures of men, women, and a smal girl stand around the stump and fallen trunk of a oak tree, carved fence and wooded hill with house on top in background; sky made of blue and white painted paper affixed to rear and side panels; inscription made of applied wooden letters at bottom reads: "THE CHARTER OAK ON THE MORNING OF ITS FALL AUG. 21st 1856"; oak frame carved with oak leaves and acorns; glass pane across front; inscribed label on reverse.
Gift of Mrs. Raymond Chauncey
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