Overall: 1/8 x 12 x 9 in. ( 0.3 x 30.5 x 22.9 cm )
engraved: on plate: "WARD, STANTON & CO./NO. 235" stamped: on plate: "OSCEOLA" engraved: on plate: "ENGINEERS &/SHIP BUILDERS/NEWBURGH, N.Y./1884"
Oval sheet brass plaque engraved with large print embellished with engraved lines (arcs) and pierced with four holes.
According to accession records, this engine plate is from the Hudson River tugboat "Osceola," in service from 1886 to 1930.
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.