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Keys

Object Number: 
1938.63-202
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall (box): 4 1/2 × 7 5/8 × 5 5/8 in. (11.4 × 19.4 × 14.3 cm)
Description: 
141 assorted iron keys (sorted in wood box; missing top).
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, these keys come from the home of Joshua Brooks (1773-1859) in New York. Mr. Brooks and his wife, Martha (1775-1853) resided at 403 Greenwich Street, before moving in with their daughter Anna in 1850 at 31 West 15th Street.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Irving McKesson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group