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Mailbag

Description

Canvas bag, white ground w/ 2 large blue stripes. Iron hook/tag in corner near opening. Black lettering on bag.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
Stamped at center of bag: ""U.S. MAIL/ NEW YORK POST OFFICE/ APR 29, 1890"" Pen on iron hook: ""Capt. R.H. Tucker/ Wiscasset ME""
Location of origin
NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
canvas
iron (metal)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Places
Maine (United States)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Iron
iron (metal)
MAILBAG
mailbags
People and organizations
New York Post Office
Dimensions
30 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3141
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21557

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