On View East India Marine Hall, level 2
- Legacy sign, mid-19th century
- Metal, painted
- United States
- H: 14 3/4 in, W: 24 1/9 in, D: 1 1/2 in
- Gift of Mr. Lawrence W. Jenkins, 1958
"Legacy of $5,000 from Nathaniel Weston Esq. 1882"
East India Marine Society Collection
This is a legacy sign. It is made of painted metal. The frame is made of wood and is gilded.. Further remarks: This sign, and others just like it, memorialized bequests to the charitable endowment of the Salem Marine Society. Many mariners were members of both the East India and Salem Marine Societies.
- Odyssey: A Journey into World Art, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA.; October 16, 1999 through January 11, 2001
- East India Marine Hall, Peabody Essex Museum; November 15, 2013 through Present