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Engine plate

Object Number: 
1941.804
Date: 
ca. 1892
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 21 x 13.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on plate: "SKINNER & ARNOLD/BUILDERS./1892/ALBANY, N.Y."
Description: 
Cast brass steam engine plate; oval with beveled edge and engraved lettering.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this plate is from the steamboat "Victoria" built in 1892.
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