Overall: 8 x 3 in. ( 20.3 x 7.6 cm )
impressed: on lid: "PAT. JAN 26, 68/[?]" engraved: on front: "J. H. TREMPER/1885"
Urn-shaped cast brass oil cup with hinged lid and removable copper dipstick; name and date engraved [later] on front.
According to the donor, this oil cup was from the steamboat the 'J.H. TREMPER'.
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.