Eagle plaques (2)
Overall: 5 3/4 × 7 1/2 in. (14.6 × 19.1 cm)
cast: on obverse in relief: "VALENTINE & BUTLER/MARCH 2TH/1855/ALUM. PATENT" on both
One of two matching plaques, each with eagle-craned neck, spread wings, head in profile, over plaques with raised inscription cast in relief brass.
These plaques were probably used as decorations on a safe.
Gift of Miss Maude Eunice Willand
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.