Rim lock with label

Rim lock with label
Rim lock with label
Rim lock with label
Title
Rim lock with label
Date 
ca. 1780
Medium 
Iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 8 x 1 in. ( 10.8 x 20.3 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Rectangular iron rim lock with a warded keyhole and rectangular bolt and a now missing knob which retracted the spring operated latch.
Credit Line 
Gift of Reverend William T. Doubleday
Object Number 
1870.5
Marks 
hand engraved: on reverse: "Andre" typed: paper label attached to lock: "This lock was used Sept and Oct 1780 for the safekeeping of Major Andre; previous to his execution at Tappan; removed from the door of the room in which he was confined May 6, 1840."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group