Overall: 39 x 61 x 18 in. ( 99.1 x 154.9 x 45.7 cm )
Molded sheet brass eagle with wings spread; feet planted on sheet brass sphere mounted on wooden dome with carved scrolling acanthus leaves.
Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Robert Bacon, through her daughter, Mrs. George Whitney
According to the accession records, this eagle used on the reviewing stand in the Court of Honor in Madison Square during Admiral George Dewey's reception celebration on September 28, 29, and 30, 1899.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.