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Ship flag paintings on wood (8)

Object Number: 
Z.1438a-l
Date: 
1915-1925
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
largest: 11 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 1/2 in.
Marks: 
painted: (a): "SS-/INDIAN/F. GRIFFITH/3RD OFFICER" painted: (b): "USS-/EASTERN SOLDIER/...F. GRIFFITH/CHIEF OFFICER/NOV. 1921." painted: (c): USS-/CITY OF NEW YORK/SAMSON/F. GRIFFITH/COMMANDER" painted: (d): USS/GATEWAY CITY/E. KNUPPEL/MASTER/F. GRIFFI
Description: 
Group of 12 pieces of wood painted with flags symbolizing letters; each board painted with specific ships' flags; 2 holes drilled through top of each board to hold string tying boards together (for vertical hanging).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Frederic Griffith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group