Soap dish

Object Number: 
1941.785
Date: 
ca. 1882
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 10.2 x 8.3 cm )
Marks: 
transfer printed: in red on one side: banner with "Penobscot" inscribed
Description: 
Heavy molded porcelain soap dish with red and black band around brim and a banner with "Penobscot" inscribed and transfer printed red on one side.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, the soap dish is from the steamer the 'Penobscot' 1882/Boston & Bangor Line.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Provenance: 
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group