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Key to tower of North Dutch Church

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1767
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 0.3 x 8.9 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Iron key with looped end, straight shaft, and pierced lock mechanism; from the tower of the North Dutch Church at the corner of Fulton and William Streets.
Object Number: 
X.199b
Gallery Label: 
This key is from the tower of the North Dutch Church, which was built in 1767 at the corner of Fulton and William Streets. The church was demolished in 1875.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1767
eMuseum Object ID: 
5064
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Key to the powder magazine of Fort William and Mary

Classification: 
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 7 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 1.3 x 18.1 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Iron key with loop handle, round shaft, and scrolled key end.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Hartford Beaumont
Object Number: 
1949.158
Gallery Label: 
This key is for the powder magazine of old Fort William and Mary, now Fort Constitution, in Portsmouth, NH. The powder magazine was used for the storage of ammunition by American troops during the Revolutionary War. The donor of the key was an ordnance sergeant stationed at Fort Constitution in 1898.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
5061
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Section of wooden water pipe used in New York City w/iron pipe attached

Classification: 
Date: 
1828-1880
Medium: 
Iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 43 x 16 in. ( 27.9 x 109.2 x 40.6 cm )
Description: 
Section of water pipe consisting of iron pipe with one side arm; section at one end encased in cylindrical wood casing.
Object Number: 
X.46
Gallery Label: 
In 1828, iron water pipes began to be substituted for earlier wooden ones.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
1622
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Section of water pipe

Classification: 
Date: 
1770-1804
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 11 in. ( 10.8 x 27.9 cm )
Description: 
Cross section of wooden water pipe made by boring a hole through the center of a log.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Stoughton and Stoughton
Object Number: 
1953.308
Marks: 
typed: on paper label affixed to pipe: "WATER MAIN PUT IN SERVICE/ IN 1804/ ON WASHINGTON ST., N.Y. CITY/ 50 FEET SOUTH OF LIBERTY ST./ TAKEN OUT OF GROUND ABOUT 1911"
Gallery Label: 
This section of water pipe was installed in 1804 under Washington Street.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1804
eMuseum Object ID: 
1599
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Section of water pipe

Exhibitions: 
Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Date: 
1770-1805
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 9 3/4 in. ( 5.1 x 24.8 cm )
Description: 

Cross section of wooden water pipe; pipe made by boring a hole through the center of a log.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Thomas E. Snook, Jr.
Object Number: 
1956.207
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on paper label affixed to pipe: "SECTION OF CEDAR WATER PIPE DUG UP IN 1916 BY FREDERICK L. CRANFORD INC. AT PARK PLACE NEAR CHURCH STREET, NEW YORK CITY, ABOUT 5 FEET BELOW THE SURFACE - THIS PIPE WAS LAID IN THE PERIOD BETWEEN 1797 A
Gallery Label: 

According to a paper label affixed to the pipe, it was dug up by Frederick Cranford Inc. in 1916. The pipe was found about five feet below the surface and was believed to have been laid between 1797 and 1804.

Date End: 
1805
eMuseum Object ID: 
23
Exclude from TMS update: 
OFF
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: 4 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 11 in. ( 11.4 x 31.8 x 27.9 cm )
Description: 
Cross section of wooden water pipe; pipe made by boring a hole through the center of a log.
Object Number: 
X.45
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this pipe was excavated from Park Row.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
17
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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