Life preserver

Collection Type

  • Transportation

Date

1888-1910

GUSN

GUSN-21679

Description

Life preserver; 12 wooden panels; panels covered w/ cloth and w/ middle rope for tying around chest.

Details

Descriptive Terms

life preservers
cloth
wood (plant material)
Cloth
FLOAT, LIFE

Inscription

Stenciled on panel: ""CURK LIFE (?)/ MANUFACTURED BY/ R. BEECHING & CO./ MAKERS TO MASS. HUMANE SOCIETY/ 69 COMMERCIAL STREET/ BOSTON"" [illegible inscription underneath]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

R. Beeching & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

13 x 46 x 2.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3259

Places

Massachusetts (United States)