Stamp from steamboat "Chauncey Vibbard"

Object Number: 
Z.1457
Date: 
ca. 1864
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 2 in. ( 1.9 x 3.8 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
carved: in metal on stamp: "C. Vibbard" inscription: on tag with object: "Key to/Safe of the S.B. C. Vibbard"
Description: 
Stamp with shaped wooden handle, rectangular stamping block, and carved metal letters "C. Vibbard" in Gothic lettering; from Hudson River steamboat "Chauncey Vibbard".
Gallery Label: 
This stamp is from the Hudson River Day Line sidewheel steamboat "Chauncey Vibbard," which was built in Brooklyn in 1864 and used regularly until 1887. The steamboat was broken up in 1900.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Hudson River Day Line, 1948
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group