Eagle Figure

Description:

This figure is made of painted wood. It is a figure of a spread eagle with flags and banner that reads "E Pluribus Unum." According to the accession file, this figuyre was likely used on a ship.

Date Made: mid 19th century

Place Made: United StatesLocation Where Used: United States

See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Folk Art, Popular Entertainment, Art, Many Voices, One Nation

Exhibition: Many Voices, One Nation

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: Gift of Joel Barlow

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CL.68.433Accession Number: 260206Catalog Number: 68.433Collector/Donor Number: B-15

Object Name: figure

Physical Description: paint (overall material)wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 48 in; x 121.92 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-a716-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_662029

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