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Life preserver

Description

Life preserver; 8 straw panels; panels covered w/ cloth and w/ middle rope for tying around chest.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1888-1910
Inscriptions
Stenciled on panel: ""PASSED AUG. 1888/ U.S. LOCAL INSPECTOR/ SAN FRANCISCO, CAL."" ""LEDI (?) TULE IMPROVEMENT CO./ (?)/ (?) LIFE PRESERVER & RAFTS/ [illegible writing]/ (?) AUG 2(?) 1887/ (?) SAN FRANCISCO CAL""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cloth
straw (plant material)
Object type
Water Transportation Accessory
Places
California (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cloth
cloth
FLOAT, LIFE
life preservers
Straw
straw (plant material)
Dimensions
13 x 44.5 x 1.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3260
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21678

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