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Brick from Walton House

Object Number: 
1938.237
Date: 
1750-1752
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 7 x 3 in. ( 3.8 x 17.8 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
written: on label, "Brick/ of the/ Walton House/ Pearl St NY."
Description: 
Brick or paver of buff-colored earthenware; attached paper label "Brick/ of the/ Walton House/ Pearl St NY."
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 Philip Corell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group