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Section of wooden water pipe used in New York City

Object Number: 
1930.22
Date: 
1799-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 x 10 in. ( 88.9 x 25.4 cm )
Description: 
Section of wooden water pipe from Washington Street; cylindrical pipe with hole bored through center.
Gallery Label: 
This pipe was dug ca. 1895 by workmen excavating in the vicinity of Washington Street, near Rector Street. A truckman, Thomas E. Haring, took it to his farm at Westwood, New Jersey. The donor received the pipe from his son, Charles E. Haring.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. David L. Osborn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group