Relics from the "Niagara" in wooden frame (Souvenirs from battle of Lake Erie)

Relics from the "Niagara" in wooden frame (Souvenirs from battle of Lake Erie)
Title
Relics from the "Niagara" in wooden frame (Souvenirs from battle of Lake Erie)
Date 
ca. 1813
Medium 
Wood, fiber, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 x 26 x 6 in. ( 91.4 x 66 x 15.2 cm )
Description 
Five relics from the "Niagara," including a mainstay, an eye bolt, a block and tackle, a dead eye, and a stanchion, removed from the vessel when she was raised from the bottom of Lake Erie in 1913.
Credit Line 
Gift of Richard C. McKay
Object Number 
1933.249a-e
Gallery Label 
These relics were removed from the U.S. Brig "Niagara" when she was raised from the bottom of Lake Erie in 1913. Oliver Hazard Perry commanded the "Niagara" to victory over the British during the Battle of Lake Erie on September 10, 1813.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group