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Section of wooden water pipe used in New York City w/iron pipe attached

Section of wooden water pipe used in New York City w/iron pipe attached
Title
Section of wooden water pipe used in New York City w/iron pipe attached
Date 
1828-1880
Medium 
Iron, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 x 43 x 16 in. ( 27.9 x 109.2 x 40.6 cm )
Description 
Section of water pipe consisting of iron pipe with one side arm; section at one end encased in cylindrical wood casing.
Object Number 
X.46
Gallery Label 
In 1828, iron water pipes began to be substituted for earlier wooden ones.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group