Wood fragment from U.S.S. Congress

Object Number: 
2008.42.402
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Fragment: 1 3/8 x 2 in. (3.5 x 5.1 cm)
Description: 
Wood fragment; label affixed identifies this as a piece of the ship U.S.S. Congress.
Gallery Label: 
According to the records of the Naval History Society, this piece was a gift in 1921 from Harry Lydenberg, Reference Librarian at New York Public Library.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group