Model of the Franklin House, Cherry Street

Object Number: 
Z.2955
Date: 
1920-1960
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 x 7 1/2 x 13 in. (45.7 x 19.1 x 33 cm)
Description: 
Painted wood model of the Franklin House, Cherry Street, New York City, home of George and Martha Washington in 1789; model of 3-story brick home with hipped roof and double staircase at front. Attached to cube-shaped wooden pedestal.
Gallery Label: 
The Franklin House on Cherry Street in lower Manhattan was the home of George and Martha Washington in 1789 when the Federal Capital was in New York. They moved to larger quarters at 39 Broadway in 1790.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Gertrude Gheen Robinson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group