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Spike

1998.438 (RS22954)

Description

Iron spike w/ handwritten note tied around middle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
Pencil on paper tag: ""Castle Tucker/ Deck Spike taken from the ""Old Virginia"" Charlestown Navy/ Yard. Keel laid fifty/ 50/ years ago. JCH""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
wrought
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Iron
iron (metal)
SPIKE
spikes (straight fasteners)
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
10.75 (H), 0.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.438
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18402

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