Boatswain's Whistle
Date 1835
Manufacturer:Gotlieb A. Mayer, American, 1835 - 1868
Dimensions Overall: 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Medium Silver
Credit Line Anonymous
Description Boatswain's whistle (pipe) decorated with engraved zigzag bands.
Exhibition History"The Norfolk Rooms," Willoughby-Baylor House, Norfolk, VA, opened August 16, 2014.
Published ReferencesTHE VIRGINIA PILOT, Dec. 18, 1956.
Inscriptions Marked "G. MAYER" within a rectangle and "NORFOLK" within a smaller rectangle to the right.
Object Label Gotlieb A. Mayer American, active ca. 1835–1868 Boatswain’s Whistle, ca. 1835 Silver Anonymous gift 56.75.1
Object Number 56.75.1