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Draft card

Classification: 
Date: 
1863-1865
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 4.4 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular paper card with name, address, and occupation of draft lottery participant Joseph Huber handwritten in ink.
Object Number: 
INV.7869e
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on obverse: "8 - Appendix - 1 / Huber Joseph / 209 4th St. / Mason"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
33146
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Draft card

Classification: 
Date: 
1863-1865
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 4.4 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular paper card with name, address, and occupation of draft lottery participant John Juska handwritten in ink.
Object Number: 
INV.7869a
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on obverse: "346 X 16 / Juska John / 256 1/2 E. 10th St / Paper Hanger"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
33106
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Collection of draft cards (framed)

Classification: 
Date: 
1863-1865
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
frame: 12 3/4 x 16 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 32.4 x 42.5 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Selection of fourteen draft cards, each inscribed by hand with the name, address, and occupation of a draft lottery participant; mounted on cream colored board with light brown painted wooden frame.
Object Number: 
INV.7869a-n
Marks: 
typewritten: on label mounted inside frame: "DRAFT CARDS / A selection from several thousand / placed in the wheel, listing the / names, addresses, and occupations / of the draftees."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
33104
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Fragment of desk used by George Washington

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1789
Medium: 
Mahogany
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 3/8 in. ( 1.3 x 15.9 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Sliver of mahogany taken from George Washington's desk in Federal Hall.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Helen A. Collingwood, 1931
Object Number: 
1657
Gallery Label: 
Two slivers of wood from George Washington's desk at Federal Hall were obtained by the donor's father at the time that the desk was restored. The donor, Mrs. Helen A. Collingwood, presented the other smaller piece to the Washington Association at Morristown, NJ. At the time of the donation in 1931, Washington's desk was on display in the Governor's Room of City Hall.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1789
eMuseum Object ID: 
32830
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Key to tower of North Dutch Church

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1767
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 0.6 x 11.4 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.199a
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: 
32755
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Fragment of marble from the Washington monument

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1887
Medium: 
Marble
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 3 x 3 in. ( 5.4 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Irregular piece of white marble from the Washington monument, built in Washington Square park in 1889 to commemorate the inauguration of President Washington.
Object Number: 
Z.1849
Marks: 
written: on piece of paper with fragment: "Piece of the/Washington Monument/capstone given/me by/Mr. G. Feirbus/Asst. Architect/1887"
Gallery Label: 
This fragment of marble is from the capstone of the arch built in Washington Square Park in 1889 to commemorate the inauguration of George Washington.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1887
eMuseum Object ID: 
32752
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Relic from Temple of Edfu

Classification: 
Date: 
1500-500 B.C.
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 x 3 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Section of turned red earthenware pottery vase, taken from Temple of Edfu in 1896.
Object Number: 
Z.1801
Marks: 
handwritten: on adhesive label attached to object: "TEMPLE OF EDFU/6 2 96/STRAUSS"
Gallery Label: 
This pottery fragment was probably a souvenir collected by American tourists visiting sites of ancient Egypt around the turn of the century.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
500
eMuseum Object ID: 
32741
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Fragment of George Washington's waistcoat

Classification: 
Date: 
1760-1790
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 7 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular fragment of red wool from George Washington's waistcoat; attached to piece of paper inscribed: "A piece of George Washington's waistcoat from the Custis family."
Credit Line: 
Gift of J. T. Flexner, 1989
Object Number: 
Z.1848
Marks: 
written: on tag stitched to fragment: "A piece of George Washington's/waistcoat from/the Custis family." written: on paper found with fragment: "A scrap of one of/George Washington's/waist coats given by/Nellie Custis to Harriet Huntres (?)/in 1820."
Gallery Label: 
This fragment of red wool is from a waistcoat worn by George Washington.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1790
eMuseum Object ID: 
32719
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Box

Classification: 
Date: 
1853
Medium: 
Oak, silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. ( 1.3 x 6 cm )
Description: 
Circular oak box made out of piece of wood of oak tree planted by Lord Byron in 1808 at Neustead Abbey, England; oval silver plaque in center of top with engraved inscription.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Laura Dayton Denby
Object Number: 
1977.31cd
Marks: 
engraved: on silver plaque: "This box is mae from/a peice (sic) of the Oak Tree planted/by Lord Byron in 1808 at Neustead/Abbey, England and given to me/by the present propritor (sic) of the/Abbey Colonel Wildman on/the 18th of June 1853/STEPHEN C. MASSET
Gallery Label: 
This box was made out of wood from an oak tree planted by Lord Byron in 1808 at Neustead Abbey, England. The box was presented by a proprietor of the Abbey in 1853, Colonel Wildman, to Stephen C. Massett on June 18th, 1853.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1853
eMuseum Object ID: 
32718
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Box

Classification: 
Date: 
1782-1820
Medium: 
Oak, silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 3.8 x 8.6 cm )
Description: 
Circular oak box made out of piece of wood from the ship "Royal George"; circular silver plaque in center of top with engraved inscription.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Laura Dayton Denby
Object Number: 
1977.31ab
Marks: 
engraved: on silver plaque: "THIS BOX/IS/MADE OUT OF A PIECE/OF THE/ROYAL GEORGE/SUNK 29 AUG 1782"
Gallery Label: 
This box was made out of wood from the ship "Royal George," which sunk on August 29th, 1782.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
32717
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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