Spike

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-18402

Description

Iron spike w/ handwritten note tied around middle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spikes (straight fasteners)
iron (metal)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
SPIKE

Inscription

Pencil on paper tag: ""Castle Tucker/ Deck Spike taken from the ""Old Virginia"" Charlestown Navy/ Yard. Keel laid fifty/ 50/ years ago. JCH""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10.75 (H), 0.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.438

Places

Massachusetts (United States)