Model of Delaware and Hudson canal boat

Object Number: 
1953.57
Date: 
1950-1951
Medium: 
Wood and metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/8 x 35 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. ( 18.7 x 90.2 x 18.4 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on cabin wall; "D& H/No. 1147" stamped: on back above rudder: "ANTHONY O'BOYLE, Inc"
Description: 
Delaware and Hudson canal boat no. 1147, scale (?) model in wood, with moveable rudder.
Gallery Label: 
The original boat built in 1883 by Delaware and Hudson Canal Co. and commanded by Captain Anthony O' Boyle until 1898. The model builder is the son of Captain O'Boyle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. James O' Boyle
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group