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Object Number: 
Clay, plaster
Overall: 7 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 8.3 x 3.8 cm )
Brick with plaster fragments; yellow.
Gallery Label: 
This brick was found at Fraunces Tavern, a Colonial tavern on Pearl and Whitehall Streets in lower Manhattan. General George Washington gave a farewell address to his officers in the Long Room of the tavern at the end of the Revolutionary War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Isabel F. Stapgood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group