Oak log: cribbing from Dutch canal
Overall: 11 1/4 x 35 x 13 in. ( 28.6 x 88.9 x 33 cm )
painted in black: "OAK LOG/ OVER 250 YEARS OLD/ PART OF CRIBBING/ OF THE/ DUTCH CANAL/ BROAD AND FRONT STREETS/ NEW YORK CITY/ presented by/ MAURICE BLUMENTHAL/ 1923"
Section of oak beam.
According to the inscription painted on this beam, it was part of the cribbing of the Dutch Canal, taken from near Broad and Front Streets, New York City.
Gift of Maurice Blumenthal, 1923
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.