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Key

Key
Title
Key
Date 
1720-1790
Medium 
Iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 8 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 8.3 x 21.6 x 1.9 cm )
Description 
Iron key with oval handle baluster stem and cast 'fret work' teeth.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. S. Whitney Phoenix
Object Number 
1879.4
Marks 
engraved: on knop: "23"
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, this key was used in Bridewell Prison on New York Commons, later known as City Hall Park.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group