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Gavel Made of Wood from the U.S.S. Constitution

Description

Gavel, trimmed with copper, made from wood of the U.S.S. Constitution. Copper plaque affixed to front of gavel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"The Society / for the Preservation of / New England Antiquities / from the collection of / Esward Gilman Doble / 1916-1931" (Engraved on affixed copper plate.)
Material
copper alloy
wood (plant material)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifacts; Organizational Objects
Descriptive terms
commemoratives
copper alloy
Gavel
mallets (tools)
souvenirs
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1934.348
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Irving C. Howe
GUSN
36541

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