Wood, iron, paint
Chest: 10 1/2 x 24 x 14 in. (26.7 x 61 x 35.6 cm)
stencilled: in black on front of chest: "MARY POWELL/NO 2" written: in pencil on verso of paper tag attached to hasp: "EMPTY/Yonkers/OK 1948"; on reverse of paper tag: "YONKERS/OK 1948" witten: in ink on torn paper tag attached to left handle: "Yonke/Ti
Rectangular wooden chest with flat lift top attached with H-shaped hinges, bail handle attached to hinge on each side of chest, hasp, and stencilled inscription on front of chest; inside, layer of brown paper covering plank construction at bottom; chain attached to top and body of chest.
According to accession records, this chest is a "ticket box" from the Hudson River Day Line steamboat Mary Powell.
Gift of Mr. Alfred van Santyoord Olcott, Former President of the Hudson River Day Line
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.