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Section of water pipe

Object Number: 
1953.308
Date: 
1770-1804
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 11 in. ( 10.8 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
typed: on paper label affixed to pipe: "WATER MAIN PUT IN SERVICE/ IN 1804/ ON WASHINGTON ST., N.Y. CITY/ 50 FEET SOUTH OF LIBERTY ST./ TAKEN OUT OF GROUND ABOUT 1911"
Description: 
Cross section of wooden water pipe made by boring a hole through the center of a log.
Gallery Label: 
This section of water pipe was installed in 1804 under Washington Street.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Stoughton and Stoughton
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group