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Boiler plate

Object Number: 
1941.795
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 13 7/8 x 3/8 in. ( 13.3 x 35.2 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
cast: on sign: "Christiana/Delamater Iron WORKS/NEW YORK 1887/PINE STEEL & Iron Workers PA./IRON. 389 inch 53023 T.S."
Description: 
Rectangular cast brass plaque with mounting holes in each corner.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this boiler plate is from the steamer "Christiana," built in 1887.
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