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Piece of wood from the frigate "Constitution"

Object Number: 
1949.290
Date: 
1800-1812
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 6 x 6 in. ( 15.2 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Cubic piece of wood from the United States frigate "Constitution."
Gallery Label: 
The U.S. Frigate "Constitution" fought and won many naval battles during the War of 1812. According to the donor, this relic was presented to his mother by Rear Admiral Braine.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ferris H. Reeve
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group