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Brick

Brick
Title
Brick
Date 
1870-1875
Medium 
Clay
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 21.6 x 10.8 cm )
Description 
Brick.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Arthur E. Marsh
Object Number 
1905.304a
Gallery Label 
This brick was secured by its donor from the temporary masoleum built for General Ulysses S. Grant at Clermont, New York. The general's body was moved to a permanent tomb in 1894.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group