Wood fragment and twine from Chinese junk Keying
Overall: 1 x 11 x 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 27.9 x 1.3 cm )
hand written: on label: "Wood and string from the/ Chinese Junk Keying/ New York Aug 1847/ [Lemuel W. Terell/]"
Long, narrow fragment of wood with inscribed paper label, and coil of twine.
The label affixed to the wood fragment indicates that these artifacts come from a Chinese junk which was in New York Harbor in August of 1847.
Gift of the Connecticut Historical Society
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.