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Brick from Walton House

Brick from Walton House
Brick from Walton House
Title
Brick from Walton House
Date 
ca.1770
Medium 
Clay
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 7 1/8 x 3 3/8 in. ( 4.1 x 18.1 x 8.6 cm )
Description 
Clay brick from Old Walton House on Franklin Square in New York City, which was George Washington's residence in 1789.
Credit Line 
Gift of Silas H. Paine, 1910
Object Number 
INV.1253c
Marks 
written: in ink on paper glued to face of brick: "Brick from Old/Walton House (Frank-lin Square & Washington/Residence while in N.Y.) torn down in 1881/ Brick originally from England"
Gallery Label 
This brick is from the Walton House on Franklin Square in New York City, which George Washington used as his residence in 1789. See Harper's Weekly, November 12, 1881.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group