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Elisha Kent Kane, M.D. (1820-1857)
Oil on canvas
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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.
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.
Gift of Mr. Isabel F. Stapgood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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