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

Collection Type

  • Relics and souvenirs

GUSN

GUSN-36541

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

mallets (tools)
commemoratives
souvenirs
wood (plant material)
copper alloy
Gavel
Gavel

Inscription

"The Society / for the Preservation of / New England Antiquities / from the collection of / Esward Gilman Doble / 1916-1931" (Engraved on affixed copper plate.)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Ceremonial Artifacts; Organizational Objects

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Irving C. Howe

Accession Number

1934.348