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Wood block in envelope

Object Number: 
1974.49
Date: 
1600-1800
Medium: 
Oak
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1 7/8 in. ( 24.1 x 14 x 4.8 cm )
Description: 
Wood block; rectangular.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this wood block was cut by Assistant Engineer C.C. Martin from a piece of log at 62 Frankfurt Street, while excavating for the Manhattan approach to the Brooklyn Bridge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Louis Buhle
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group