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Door knocker

Object Number: 
1926.58
Date: 
1865-1890
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 in. ( 8.9 x 6.4 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
cast: onto plate: "A HOUSE DIVIDED AGAINST ITSELF CANNOT STAND" cast: onto handle: "BOYHOOD OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN" struck: on back of handle: "ENGLAND"
Description: 
Oval brass door knocker with log cabin scene in relief and u-shaped handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group