Stern Board Eagle Figure


This figure was made of painted pine (paint is original). It is a stern board figure of an eagle, turning left, right claw holds a shield with an American flag pattern. The left claw holds a globe. The background is painted black. According to the accession file, this figure was found in Portland, Maine.

Date Made: late 19th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesFound: United States: Maine, PortlandLocation Where Used: United States

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Credit Line: Gift of Joel Barlow

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CL.68.432Accession Number: 260206Catalog Number: 68.432Collector/Donor Number: B-14

Object Name: figure

Physical Description: paint (overall material)wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 56 in; 142.24 cm


Record Id: nmah_662032

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