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Oak log: cribbing from Dutch canal

Object Number: 
INV.416
Date: 
1650-1725
Medium: 
Oak
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 35 x 13 in. ( 28.6 x 88.9 x 33 cm )
Marks: 
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"
Description: 
Section of oak beam.
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Maurice Blumenthal, 1923
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group