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Baton

Baton
Title
Baton
Date 
ca. 1861-1923
Medium 
Wood, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 34.3 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Turned wooden baton with engraved brass plaque "MARY POWELL" near handle.
Credit Line 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Object Number 
1941.884
Marks 
engraved: on brass plaque: "MARY POWELL"
Gallery Label 
This baton is from the steamboat the 'Mary Powell' (1861-1923).
Provenance 
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group