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Fragment

Fragment
Title
Fragment
Date 
1775-1825
Medium 
Wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. ( 0.6 x 14 x 6 cm )
Description 
Flat rectangular fragment of wood with carved inscription "Frigate Philadelphia"
Object Number 
INV.822
Marks 
carved: "Frigate/ PHILADELPHIA"
Gallery Label 
The inscription carved into this fragment indicates that it comes from the frigate "Philadelphia."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group