Eagle Figure


This figure was made of painted wood. It is a figure of an eagle with an anchor and clouds. It is painted black and gold. According to the accession file, this figure may have been used as a fire truck plaque.

Date Made: 1800 - 1850

Place Made: United StatesLocation Where Used: United States

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Exhibition: NMAH Board Room

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: Gift of Joel Barlow

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CL.68.440Accession Number: 260206Catalog Number: 68.440Collector/Donor Number: B-23

Object Name: figure

Physical Description: paint (overall material)wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 14 in x 33 in x 5 in; 35.56 cm x 83.82 cm x 12.7 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-a41b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_662020

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