Section of water pipe

Section of water pipe
Section of water pipe
Title
Section of water pipe
Date 
1770-1804
Medium 
Wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 11 in. ( 10.8 x 27.9 cm )
Description 
Cross section of wooden water pipe made by boring a hole through the center of a log.
Credit Line 
Gift of Stoughton and Stoughton
Object Number 
1953.308
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"
Gallery Label 
This section of water pipe was installed in 1804 under Washington Street.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group