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Plate (11)

Plate (11)
Title
Plate (11)
Date 
1760-1783
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
largest: 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 14 cm )
Description 
Earthenware plate; white-glazed delftware with blue floral design on interior; six base, two body, and three rim fragments.
Object Number 
INV.6100.433a-k
Gallery Label 
These fragments were excavated by Reginald P. Bolton and others from a refuse deposit near military barracks that extended along Bennett Avenue between 181st and 182nd Streets. Built after the surrender of Fort Washington by American forces on November 16, 1776, the barracks were occupied by the British and Hessian garrisons of the fort until evacuation in 1783.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group