Oyster shells (2)

Oyster shells (2)
Title
Oyster shells (2)
Date 
1740-1783
Medium 
Shell
Dimensions 
largest: 7 x 5 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
Oyster shells.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution
Object Number 
INV.6293.1-2
Gallery Label 
These shells were excavated by Reginald P. Bolton and others at the Colonial Kortright house, located near 147th Street and the Hudson River. American fortifications were erected near the Kortright House during the Battle of Harlem Heights in 1776.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group