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Weathervane fragment

Description

Fragment of a weathervane. Consists of iron shaft w/ a slight point at tip and a bottom that fans out into 4 separate pieces. A wooden ball fixed through shaft roughly 1/2 way down. 4 spikes radiating from shaft, each w/ an iron letter at end, indicating a direction.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Meteorological T&E
Descriptive terms
fragments
Gauge, Wind
Iron
iron (metal)
Weathervane
weathervanes
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
59.5 x 32.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2947
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23206

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