Mailbag

Collection Type

  • textiles

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-21557

Description

Canvas bag, white ground w/ 2 large blue stripes. Iron hook/tag in corner near opening. Black lettering on bag.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mailbags
canvas
iron (metal)
Coated Canvas
Iron
MAILBAG

Inscription

Stamped at center of bag: ""U.S. MAIL/ NEW YORK POST OFFICE/ APR 29, 1890"" Pen on iron hook: ""Capt. R.H. Tucker/ Wiscasset ME""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

New York Post Office

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

NY, USA

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

30 x 18 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3141

Places

New York state (United States)
Maine (United States)