Overall: 5 1/4 x 13 7/8 x 3/8 in. ( 13.3 x 35.2 x 1 cm )
cast: on sign: "Christiana/Delamater Iron WORKS/NEW YORK 1887/PINE STEEL & Iron Workers PA./IRON. 389 inch 53023 T.S."
Rectangular cast brass plaque with mounting holes in each corner.
According to accession records, this boiler plate is from the steamer "Christiana," built in 1887.
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.