Valve handle

Object Number: 
1941.883
Date: 
ca. 1879-1839
Medium: 
Iron, brass, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
molded: into back of wheel: "6"
Description: 
Cast iron valve wheel painted green with a central brass nut and bolt.
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