Pearlware fragment excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5924.582
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 1 in. ( 5.1 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Pearlware fragment excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan; rim fragment with blue glaze on exterior.
Gallery Label: 
This pearlware fragment was excavated in 1916 by Charles A. Maver on Payson Avenue near the corner of Academy Street, at the British camp on the Dyckman farm. The camp extended between Seaman and Payson Avenues and 204th Street in Washington Heights.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group