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Engine plate

Object Number: 
1941.803
Date: 
ca. 1910
Medium: 
Brass, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 x 30 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. ( 1 x 77.5 x 8.3 cm )
Marks: 
incised: on obverse and painted black: "TROJAN"
Description: 
Rectangular cast brass engine plate, heavy gauge, incised lettering, enameled black on obverse, fitted for receiving 3 bolts on reverse.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this engine plate is from the steamer "Trojan" that was later renamed the "New Yorker." The steamer was in service from 1909-1940.
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