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Steamship fixture

Object Number: 
1941.868
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 12 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 31.1 cm )
Description: 
Molded brass steamship fixture in shape of a ring with hinge on one side and flat, circular knob opposite.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this fixture came from the steamship "Morro Castle."
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