Top hat and box
Cardboard, wallpaper, beaver, silk
Beaver top hat with wide black silk band housed in bandbox covered in printed paper with figures on horseback and in wagons.
The beaver hat was worn by Hon. Caleb S. Woodhull (1792-1866), Mayor of New York City from 1849 to 1851. Mayor Woodhull was the grandfather of the donor.
Gift of Mrs. Leslie A. Davis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.