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Stoneware bowl fragment excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5924.513ab
Date: 
1740-1783
Medium: 
Stoneware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. ( 2.9 x 7.9 cm )
Description: 
Stoneware fragments excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan; grey-bodied base fragment with brown slip and partial handle.
Gallery Label: 
These fragments were excavated by Reginald P. Bolton, and others before the formation of the Field Exploration Committee in 1918, in Hut No. 41 at the British camp on the Dyckman farm, between Seaman and Payson Avenues, and at 204th Street in Washington Heights. They were stored with the Reginald Bolton Collection in the Jumel Mansion, at 160th Street and Edgecomb Avenue. The vessel was owned by soldiers, by a member of a soldier's family or by another civilian, or was obtained from residents.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group