Clay pipe fragments (44)

Object Number: 
INV.5858.1-44
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Clay
Dimensions: 
Fragment (largest): 5 1/2 x 3 x 3/4 in. (14 x 7.6 x 1.9 cm)
Marks: 
stamped: (4), on heel of bowl: "RT" stamped: (8), on bowl: "RT" stamped: (10), on stem: "W MORGAN LIVERPOOL" stamped: (12), on bowl: "TD" stamped: (15), on bowl: "WG" stamped: (18), on bowl: "WM" stamped: (22), on bowl: "TD"; on heel: "WG" stamped
Description: 
Group of 44 clay pipe fragments excavated at various Revolutionary War campsites in Manhattan and elsewhere; includes plain and ornamented stems and bowls; some inscribed with maker's mark.
Gallery Label: 
These clay pipe fragments were excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at several Revolutionary War-era military campsites and Colonial farmhouses. Excavation sites included Bennet Avenue, 210th Street, and at the Dyckman and Nagel farmhouses.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group