Fragment of church bell melted in the Great Fire of 1835
Overall: 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 1.3 x 3.8 x 5.7 cm )
Fragment of bell (cast in 1674) from the South Dutch Church in New York City, which was destroyed by the Great Fire of 1835; fragment housed in gilded wood box.
Gift of Mr. A. P. M. Roome, on behalf of his father, Mr. W. J. Roome
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