Life preserver

Collection Type

  • Transportation

Date

1888-1910

GUSN

GUSN-21678

Description

Life preserver; 8 straw panels; panels covered w/ cloth and w/ middle rope for tying around chest.

Details

Descriptive Terms

life preservers
cloth
straw (plant material)
Cloth
Straw
FLOAT, LIFE

Inscription

Stenciled on panel: ""PASSED AUG. 1888/ U.S. LOCAL INSPECTOR/ SAN FRANCISCO, CAL."" ""LEDI (?) TULE IMPROVEMENT CO./ (?)/ (?) LIFE PRESERVER & RAFTS/ [illegible writing]/ (?) AUG 2(?) 1887/ (?) SAN FRANCISCO CAL""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Water Transportation Accessory

Dimensions

13 x 44.5 x 1.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3260

Places

California (United States)