Baluster from Somerindike house

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Title:
Baluster from Somerindike house
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 3/4 x 1 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 75.6 x 4.8 x 4.8 cm )
Date End: 
1 850
Description: 
Single wooden baluster from the Somerindike house in New York, where the French monarch Louis Philippe taught school while in exile; paper with inscription affixed to lower surface.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Silas H. Paine, 1910
Object Number: 
INV.1253b
Gallery Label: 
The Somerindike house was apparently located on Broadway between 75th and 76th Street.
Date Begin: 
1750
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group