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Tile

Object Number: 
1975.7
Date: 
1938
Medium: 
Ceramic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 12 x 1/4 in. ( 20.3 x 30.5 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on surface of tile; "CONSTITUTION - 1860/ The Constitution, one of the wood-burning locomotives that served in the funeral cortege of Abraham Lincoln,/ was well known to the many thousands of observers along the route of the Hudson River Rail Ro
Description: 
Gray porcelain tile with black-and-white transfer-printed image (possibly some sort of photographic reproduction) of the steam locomotive "Constitution" with inscription.
Gallery Label: 
The locomotive "Constitution," was part of the Hudson River Railroad and was used in the funeral cortege of Abraham Lincoln.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Hilda R. Williamson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group