Sculpture

Object number
25.3
Title
Eagle
Creator
Unknown
Date
before 1775
Description
Eagle, wooden, painted gold. Originally sat on gateposts of Metcalf Bowler Estate in Portsmouth before the Revolution, later hung on buildings of United States Hotel, Townsend's Coffee House, Hammett's Bookstore, and Fitch and Engs Hardware Store. See also 2000.43.10 to see eagle on roof of Townsend's Hotel.
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth Engs
Object Type
architectural sculpture
Subjects
Fitch and Eng's Hardware Store
Hammett's Bookstore
Metcalf Bowler Estate (Portsmouth, RI)
Townsend's Coffee House
United States Hotel
Related People & Organizations
Engs, Elizabeth (associated)