Wood fragment from the frigate "Constitution"
Overall: 1 1/8 x 4 x 2 3/8 in. ( 2.9 x 10.2 x 6 cm )
hand written: on label: "A Piece of the old/ U.S. Frigate/ Constitution"
Fragment of wood with inscribed label affixed to side.
The inscribed label indicated that this wood fragment came from the U.S. Frigate "Constitution," which fought and won many naval battles during the War of 1812.
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
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