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Brick from Walton House

Object Number: 
1920.141
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 )
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."
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."
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Grace Lyde Gordon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group