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Wood fragment from Old Dutch Church w/document

Classification: 
Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Wood, paper, string
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 8 in. ( 3.8 x 5.7 x 20.3 cm )
Description: 
Wood fragment with note attached with string.
Object Number: 
INV.831
Marks: 
handwritten: on note tied to object: "Moved from the Old Church which stood at the corner of Cedar, Nassau and Liberty Streets taken from the foundation of the Church when it was torn down for the [illeg.] dept building/ F C [Wayman?]"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
9900
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Ivy leaf from Jenny Lind's home

Classification: 
Date: 
1922
Medium: 
Plant material, wood
Dimensions: 
overall, with frame: 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 8.9 x 12.1 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Dried ivy leaf from Jenny Lind's home in Malvern, England; in frame with cardboard backing, inscribed: "From Jenny Lind's home 'Wynds Point,' Malvern, England. Aug. 1922"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
Object Number: 
1945.264
Marks: 
written: on cardboard, next to leaf: "From Jenny Lind's home 'Wynds Point' Malvern England. Aug. 1922" written: on cardboard on back of frame: "Ivy leaf from/Jenny Lind's home,'/Wynds Point'/Malvern/Herefordshire/England./Visited by L. Westervelt/Aug 192
Gallery Label: 
This ivy leaf was taken by the donor, Leonidas Westervelt, when he visited Jenny Lind's home in Malvern, England in August, 1922.
Provenance: 
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1922
eMuseum Object ID: 
9375
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Beam fragment from Dutch church

Classification: 
Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Wood, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 14 x 13.3 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Section of wood embedded with numerous nails from a Dutch church that once stood at Liberty and Nassau Street in downtown Manhattan; paper with inscription affixed to end of block.
Object Number: 
INV.1061
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on paper affixed to end of block: "From the Old / Dutch Church / Liberty and Nassau St / New York" handwriten in pencil: on paper affixed to end of block: "June 21, 1916"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
8688
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Unidentified wood fragment

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 3 7/8 x 2 in. ( 3.2 x 9.8 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Irregularly-shaped fragment of wood, possibly oak; one side covered with thick coating of pitch or paint.
Object Number: 
INV.5399
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
8451
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Section of wooden water pipe

Classification: 
Date: 
1770-1800
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/8 x 12 in. ( 13.7 x 30.5 cm )
Description: 
Cross section of wooden water pipe made by boring a hole through the center of a log.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Post and Flagg
Object Number: 
1941.907
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this pipe was excavated from a site in New York City.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
8331
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Fragment of wood from the battleship "Maine"

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 1/2 in. ( 0.3 x 9.8 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Wood fragment from the warship "Maine," sunk in Havana Harbor in 1898 during the Spanish-American War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of H. Leslie Wildey
Object Number: 
1970.55a
Marks: 
inscribed: on wood: "WRECK OF THE MAINE/FEB 15. 1899"
Gallery Label: 
This wood fragment is from the battleship "Maine," which was sunk in Havana Harbor during the Spanish-American War.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1898
eMuseum Object ID: 
8325
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pennant from the "General Bragg"

Classification: 
Date: 
1875-1925
Medium: 
Textile
Dimensions: 
Overall (rolled): 3 x 6 in. (7.6 x 15.2 cm)
Description: 
Long, narrow cloth pennant with red and white stripes and white stars on blue ground; flown as commission pennant on the U. S. Steamship "General Bragg."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Frederick A. Castle
Object Number: 
INV.12240
Marks: 
typewritten: on paper affixed to top of box in which pennant was given: "Commission Penant [sic] of the U. S. Steam-ship / "General Bragg", Mississippi Sq'n. / Made by Quaterm'r Vincent Grandish." handwritten in ink: on card found inside box: "From / Mrs
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1925
eMuseum Object ID: 
8244
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Flag fragment from the warship "Arkansas"

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 9.2 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular fragment of white wool from flag flown by the Confederate ship "Arkansas," captured by Admiral David Farragut during the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Neafild, 1922
Object Number: 
INV.12234
Marks: 
ink inscription: on envelope accompanying fragment: "Piece of the flag of/the Rebel ram Arkansas/captured by Admiral/Farragut in the war/of the Rebellion/No. 10" pencil inscription: on envelope accompanying fragment: "Presented by/John Neafild (?)/May 12
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
8243
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Fragment of flag of a Virginia Regiment from the battle of Chancellorsville

Classification: 
Date: 
1861-1863
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 1 3/8 in. ( 24.1 x 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Fragment of wool Virginia Regimental flag consisting of length of red and length of white stitched together; flag used at the battle of Chancellorsville.
Object Number: 
INV.12233
Marks: 
ink inscription: on envelope containing flag: "No 65/Piece of the flag/of a Virginia/Rejiment (sic). Rebel 1/at the Battle of Cnancellorsville."
Gallery Label: 
The battle of Chancellorsville (Virginia), a major southern victory, took place on May 2 and 3, 1863.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1863
eMuseum Object ID: 
8242
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Frag. of flag flown at masthead of U.S.S. Brooklyn in Battle of Santiago, 1898

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Textile, wood, cardboard, paper, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 13.3 x 21 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Red, white, and blue fragments of flag flown at masthead of the U.S.S. Brooklyn in the Battle of Santiago; mounted on gold background and framed; paper with handwritten inscription mounted under glass on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry O. Havemeyer
Object Number: 
INV.12231
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on paper mounted under glass on reverse of frame: "Piece of U.S. Ensign / flown at masthead / of U.S.S. Brooklyn / at battle of Santiago / July 3 1898 / presented to Miss Nataly Duncan / by Lieut. J. G. Doyle U.S.N., / who was in charg
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1898
eMuseum Object ID: 
8241
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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