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Wood fragment from the steamship "Thomas McManus"

Object Number: 
1941.829
Date: 
ca. 1861
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 7 3/4 in. ( 0.6 x 4.1 x 19.7 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular wooden fragment with inscribed paper label.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this fragment came from the lignum vitae of the steamship "Thomas McManus."
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group