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

Object Number: 
X.46
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.
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