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Eagle

Object Number: 
1941.322
Date: 
ca. 1899
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 39 x 61 x 18 in. ( 99.1 x 154.9 x 45.7 cm )
Description: 
Molded sheet brass eagle with wings spread; feet planted on sheet brass sphere mounted on wooden dome with carved scrolling acanthus leaves.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this eagle used on the reviewing stand in the Court of Honor in Madison Square during Admiral George Dewey's reception celebration on September 28, 29, and 30, 1899.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Robert Bacon, through her daughter, Mrs. George Whitney
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group