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Gavel

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Title:
Gavel
Date: 
ca. 1920
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 28.3 x 9.2 x 5.4 cm )
Date End: 
1 920
Description: 
Wooden gavel with turned head, baluster shaped handle; a metal band around the outer edge of each side of the head with engraving around the bands.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Hunter Association
Object Number: 
1936.797
Gallery Label: 
This souvenir gavel was a gift of the Thomas Hunter Association. The engraving around the metal bands at the outer edges of the head reflects the chronology of presidents of the Association. The membership of the Association is comprised of graduates of New York City's Grammar School No. 35, where Thomas Hunter was principal in the 1850s and 1860s. He later organized the Normal College, which became Hunter College in 1914.
Date Begin: 
1920
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group