Overall: 8 x 7 3/4 in. ( 20.3 x 19.7 cm )
handwritten: in black ink: "The upper ball from the steeple of Garden Street Church, burnt in the great conflagration at New York, on the 16th and 17th of December 1835 in which was destroyed 650 buildings and $20,000,000 of property."
Hollow metal ball painted gold set on black painted wood circular stand.
Gift of Edgar F. Ronig, D. D.
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