Contributed by Great Cranberry Island Historical Society
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This leather, trifold wallet was owned by William Pitt Preble. It has a tongue and strap closure, shows signs of repair and is well worn. The inscription inside the wallet reads: "William P Preble Property Cranberry Isles 1836."
Recovered from the Preble House in the mid-20th century, this is the wallet of young, single, William Pitt Preble (age 25) before he began his family and businesses at the Preble House.
About This Item
- Title: William Pitt Preble wallet, Great Cranberry Island, 1836
- Creation Date: 1836
- Subject Date: 1836
- Local Name: Great Cranberry Island
- Town: Cranberry Isles
- County: Hancock
- State: ME
- Media: Leather with ink inscription
- Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 19 cm x 1.25 cm
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Great Cranberry Island Historical Society
PO Box 12, Cranberry Isles, ME 04625
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