Door knob and two escutcheons/lock plates

Object Number: 
1941.823a-c
Date: 
1900-1913
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 in. ( 15.2 x 3.2 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
struck: on reverse of plate-1941.823b: "71/15/71" struck: on reverse of plate-1941.823c: "10/13/76"
Description: 
Oval brass door knob painted gold; pair of rectangular brass door plates.
Gallery Label: 
This door knob and two escutcheons are from the steamer the "Waukegan."
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