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Life preserver

Description

Life preserver; 12 wooden panels; panels covered w/ cloth and w/ middle rope for tying around chest.

Details

Maker
R. Beeching & Co. (Maker)
Date
1888-1910
Inscriptions
Stenciled on panel: ""CURK LIFE (?)/ MANUFACTURED BY/ R. BEECHING & CO./ MAKERS TO MASS. HUMANE SOCIETY/ 69 COMMERCIAL STREET/ BOSTON"" [illegible inscription underneath]
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cloth
wood (plant material)
Object type
Water Transportation Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cloth
Cloth
FLOAT, LIFE
life preservers
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
13 x 46 x 2.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3259
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21679

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