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Stoneware fragment excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Stoneware fragment excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
Title
Stoneware fragment excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
Date 
1740-1783
Medium 
Stoneware
Dimensions 
Overall: 7/8 x 1 in. ( 2.2 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Stoneware fragment excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan; red-bodied stoneware; base fragment.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Object Number 
INV.5924.493
Gallery Label 
This fragment was excavated by Reginald P. Bolton and others before the formation of the Field Exploration Committee in 1918, at the British camp on the Dyckman farm, between Seaman and Payson Avenues, and at 204th Street in Washington Heights. It was stored with the Reginald Bolton Collection in the Jumel Mansion, at 160th Street and Edgecomb Avenue. The vessel was owned by a soldier, by a member of a soldier's family or by another civilian in camp, or was obtained from local residents.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group