American Decorative Arts
Maker: Gerardus Boyce, American, 1795–1880

Boatswain’s Whistle

1825–40

Silver

1.5 in. (127 mm.)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1936.182
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, N.Y.

Bibliography: 

An Introduction to Silver: Catalogue of an Exhibition on View Oct. 31, 1953–May 9, 1954, exh. cat. (Newark, N.J.: Newark Museum, 1953), no. 178.

Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), vol. 2, p. 161, no. 775.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.