Sliding latch

Object Number: 
1941.844
Date: 
1920-1942
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 10 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. ( 5.1 x 26 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on face: "1861-1920/MARY POWELL" struck: on face of plate: "CHAs CORY & SON/278 DIVISION S.I., N.Y."
Description: 
Brass latch with loop handle.
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