Steam whistle

Object Number: 
1941.870
Date: 
1820-1860
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 2 in. ( 15.2 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on body: "Mc[W]AR & HARLIN MFG. CO. NY" engraved: on body: "EDNA"
Description: 
Cylindrical sheet brass steam whistle with acorn finial and domed base with molded lip.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this whistle is from the steamer the 'Edna' (1882).
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