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View from Cozzen's Hotel Near West Point, N.Y.
Oil on canvas
Artist/Maker:John Frederick Kensett
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Buckle excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
Related Person:Field Exploration Committee
Overall: 1 x 1 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 3.2 cm )
Iron buckle excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
This buckle was excavated by Reginald P. Bolton, William L. Calver, and others before or after the formation of the Field Exploration Committee in 1918, at the British camp on the Dyckman farm, between Seaman and Payson Avenues and 204th Street, in Washington Heights.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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