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Stoneware fragment excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5924.583
Date: 
1750-1783
Medium: 
Stoneware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 6 x 4.8 cm )
Description: 
Stoneware fragment excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan; body fragment; buff-colored with brown slip on exterior and interior.
Gallery Label: 
This stoneware fragment was excavated in 1916 by Charles A. Maver on Payson Avenue near the corner of Academy Street, at the British camp on the Dyckman farm. The camp extended between Seaman and Payson Avenues and 204th Street in Washington Heights. The fragment was owned by a British or Hessian soldier, by a member of a soldier's family, or by a civilian living or working in the camp.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group