Bowl made of wood from Charter Oak
Overall: 2 x 5 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 14 cm )
Carved wooden bowl made from piece of the Charter Oak; bark ring around outside of bowl; two handwritten inscriptions on paper labels affixed to inside and outside.
Gift of Miss Isabel F. Hapgood
Handwritten: on paper label affixed to inside of bowl: "A piece of the famous/ "Charter Oak"/ Secured at Hartford Conn./ --by the late Asa Hapgood--/ when the Oak blew down/ Presented by Miss Isabel/ F. Hapgood Nov. 30 1912"
Handwritten: in paper label affixed to reverse of bowl: "Piece of/ Charter Oak/ of Hartford Ct./ Presented by Miss Isabel F/ Hapgood/ Nov 30 1912"
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