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Stone marker

Object Number: 
1886.13
Date: 
possibly 19th century
Medium: 
Stone
Dimensions: 
Overall (approx.): 12 x 20 x 12 in. (30.5 x 50.8 x 30.5 cm)
Marks: 
inscription: chiseled on face: "IW + D + 23 + / AO + 1693 +" (for Johannes Waldron, December 23, Anno 1693)
Description: 
Stone marker with chiseled inscription.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this stone records the birthdate of Johannes Waldron (1693-1741). It was taken from "the ancient Waldron house, formerly standing on the north side of 88th Street, a short distance east of Avenue A, and demolished in 1870."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Temple Prime
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group