Woodwork from Beekman mansion
Overall (a): 8 ft. 5 in. × 6 ft. 4 in. (256.5 × 193 cm) Overall (b): 68 × 44 1/2 in. (172.7 × 113 cm) Overall (c):
Pine woodwork from the Blue Room of the Beekman mansion; mantel (a) and three window frames (b-d).
This woodwork is from Mount Pleasant, the country house built by James Beekman in 1763 at what is now 51st Street and the East River. The house was demolished in 1874.
Gift of Gerard Beekman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.