Souvenir Tile/Calendar

Object Number: 
2002.1.220
Date: 
1911
Medium: 
Ceramic
Dimensions: 
: 3 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
This tile has an image in brown of a square-rigged sailing ship and a steamship, with the words "U.S. Frigate "Constitution"/Launched 1797. 2200 tons displacement/ Length of Hull 201 ft. Mainmast 224 ft. high/ Cost $302,719.00. Rated 44 guns, carried 55./Crew 500 Officers and Men" and " U.S. Battleship "Florida"/ Launched 1910, 230033 tons displacement./ 521ft. over all,Fire control towers 145ft. high/ Estimated cost $6,000,000./Crew 60 Officers, 954 Men." On the reverse is a calendar for 1911.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group