Eagle

Eagle
Title
Eagle
Date 
ca. 1899
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 39 x 61 x 18 in. ( 99.1 x 154.9 x 45.7 cm )
Description 
Molded sheet brass eagle with wings spread; feet planted on sheet brass sphere mounted on wooden dome with carved scrolling acanthus leaves.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Robert Bacon, through her daughter, Mrs. George Whitney
Object Number 
1941.322
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this eagle used on the reviewing stand in the Court of Honor in Madison Square during Admiral George Dewey's reception celebration on September 28, 29, and 30, 1899.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group