Engine plate

Object Number: 
1941.784
Date: 
ca. 1884
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/8 x 12 x 9 in. ( 0.3 x 30.5 x 22.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on plate: "WARD, STANTON & CO./NO. 235" stamped: on plate: "OSCEOLA" engraved: on plate: "ENGINEERS &/SHIP BUILDERS/NEWBURGH, N.Y./1884"
Description: 
Oval sheet brass plaque engraved with large print embellished with engraved lines (arcs) and pierced with four holes.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this engine plate is from the Hudson River tugboat "Osceola," in service from 1886 to 1930.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group