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Overall: 25 1/4 x 25 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 64.1 x 65.4 x 8.3 cm )
inscriptions: Sticker adhered to back of board: "Winston Weisman, 1208 Marine Way, Old Port Cove, West Palm Beach, Florida 33408.
V-shaped seam covering composed of a foliate scroll design with a Medusa head.
These cast-iron fragments represent one of the most important examples of a notable New York City building type. The Laing Store, according to historians, was the first cast-iron building in New York City and a significant example of the work of noted cast-iron designer James Bogardus (1800-1874).
Gift of Winston Weisman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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