Stone marker

Stone marker
Title
Stone marker
Date 
possibly 19th century
Medium 
Stone
Dimensions 
Overall (approx.): 12 x 20 x 12 in. (30.5 x 50.8 x 30.5 cm)
Description 
Stone marker with chiseled inscription.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Temple Prime
Object Number 
1886.13
Marks 
inscription: chiseled on face: "IW + D + 23 + / AO + 1693 +" (for Johannes Waldron, December 23, Anno 1693)
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."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group