Silver; ebony, metal, velvet
case: 1 x 5 1/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 2.5 x 13 x 6 cm )
engraved: on top of case: " 'Resolved, that it is the pleasure of the Board of Parks that/MR. WILLIAM R. STEWART/be presented with a duplicate key of the Washington Arch,/in recognition of the valuable services rendered by him/in the inception and erectio
Silver key with flat shaft with engraved inscription on both sides; in original ebony case (b) with engraved plaque on top; with two keys (c,d) for locking case. Inscription indicates the key is the duplicate key to the Washington Arch in Washington Square Park, presented to Mr. William Rhinelander Stewart in 1895.
Gift of Mr. William Rhinelander Stewart, 1926
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