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Fragment of the ship "Lawrence"

Object Number: 
1937.1
Date: 
1800-1813
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 3 7/8 x 3/4 in. ( 1.9 x 9.8 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
written: in ink of label: "Wood of Perry's Flag ship/ Battle of Lake Erie"
Description: 
Wood fragment with inscribed label attached.
Gallery Label: 
According to a note affixed to this object, it is a fragment of the ship "Lawrence," which was Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry's flag ship during the battle of Lake Erie.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Augustus C. Hone
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group