Pieces of Peter Stuyvesant pear tree in envelope
Overall: 9 5/8 x 8 in. ( 24.4 x 20.3 cm )
handwitten: block: "...........Stuyvesant......." (pencil)
Wood fragment; flat block with bark.
According to an attached label, this block is a piece of the Stuyvasant family pear tree, which formerly stood on the northeast corner of 3rd Avenue and 13th Street in Manhattan.
Gift of the Estate of Augustus van Horne Stuyvesant
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.