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Sign of Old Tavern Tea House (Formerly Old Roe's Tavern) in Setauket, Long Island, New York

Object Number: 
1954.159c
Date: 
1917
Medium: 
Graphite on buff paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 5/8 x 8 3/8 in. ( 16.8 x 21.3 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower right: "A.W.S./1917"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "AWS / 1917": sign inscribed: "OLD TAVERN TEA HOUSE / FORMERLY OLD ROE'S TAVERN / Built about 1702 / Pres Geo Washignton Was A / Guest Here in 1790"; verso inscribed at lower left: "Sketch by Arthur W. Strong 1917"
Description: 
This is one of six views of the Setauket Presbyterian Church and the Captain Nathaniel Roe Tavern at Setauket.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Oscar T. Barck, Sr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group