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Eagle

Object Number: 
1933.120
Date: 
ca. 1880-1882
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 1/2 x 22 x 11 3/4 in. ( 62.2 x 55.9 x 29.8 cm )
Description: 
Carved wooden eagle with turned head open beak and spread wings; painted yellow, with red on eyes and tongue; standing on dome mounted on circular base.
Gallery Label: 
This carved wooden eagle was used as part of the ornament over a doorway of the Eagle Hotel, Bronx, New York. The hotel was situated at what is now known as McKinley Square.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edmund B. Child
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group