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Brick from Walton House

Brick from Walton House
Title
Brick from Walton House
Date 
1750-1752
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 3 in. ( 3.8 x 18.4 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Brick or paver of buff-colored earthenware with coat of pinkish paint or plaster; attached paper label "Old Holland Brick from the home of the/ Walton Family/ From Estate of Grace Lyde Gordon, deceased,/ March 25, 1920."
Credit Line 
Gift of Grace Lyde Gordon
Object Number 
1920.141
Marks 
written: on paper label, "Old Holland Brick from the home of the/ Walton Family/ From Estate of Grace Lyde Gordon, deceased,/ march 25, 1920."
Gallery Label 
This brick probably comes from the William Walton House, at 326 Pearl (formerly Queen) Street, NYC, erected in 1752 and demolished in 1881. See Harper's Weekly, November 12, 1881.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group