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Bricks (2)

Object Number: 
INV.5608.7-8
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Clay
Dimensions: 
largest: 7 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 18.4 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Bricks; rectangular; yellow.
Gallery Label: 
These bricks were excavated by Reginald P. Bolton and others from the floors of twenty huts that were built onto the side of a hill that once stood on the east side of Broadway at Arden Street in Washington Heights, Manhattan. Built after the surrender of Fort Washington by American forces on November 16, 1776, the camp was occupied by British and Hessian troops until evacuation in 1783.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group