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On View East India Marine Hall, level 2

Object description

  • James Drown (American)
  • Calendar Stick, 1804
  • Wood
  • Trintan d'Cunha
  • L: 32 in, W: 2 in, D: 2 in (L: 81.3 cm, W: 5.1 cm, D: 5.1 cm)
  • Original catalogue number
  • M22

INSCRIPTION

Inscribed "James Drown, born A.D. 1777, 10 Mar. 1804 A.P. Providence, Rhode Island, America TIIIIIITIIIIIIT [etc]"

SPECIAL COLLECTION

East India Marine Society Collection

DESCRIPTION

This is a stick. It has been inscribed "James Drown, born A.D. 1777, 10 Mar. 1804 A.P. Providence, Rhode Island, America" and notched to record passing days and weeks.

Exhibition History

  • East India Marine Hall, Peabody Essex Museum; November 15, 2013 through Present