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Bronze or copper fragment excavated at a British and Hessian Revolutionary War f

Bronze or copper fragment excavated at a British and Hessian Revolutionary War f
Title
Bronze or copper fragment excavated at a British and Hessian Revolutionary War f
Date 
1760-1783
Medium 
Bronze or copper
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 x 5 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
Bronze or copper fragment excavated at the British and Hessian camp on Laurel Hill at Fort George, along Audubon and Eleventh Avenues and between 190th and 194th Streets in Washington Heights, Manhattan; fragment is large.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Object Number 
INV.6318.327
Gallery Label 
This fragment was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at the British and Hessian camp on Laurel Hill at Fort George, in Washington Heights. It was housed for many years as part of the Reginald Pelham Bolton Collection of Revolutionary War Relics (Case 3, No. 102) in the Jumel Mansion, on 160th Street and Edgecomb Ave.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group