Beam fragment from Dutch church
Wood, metal, paper
Overall: 5 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 14 x 13.3 x 16.5 cm )
Section of wood embedded with numerous nails from a Dutch church that once stood at Liberty and Nassau Street in downtown Manhattan; paper with inscription affixed to end of block.
handwritten in ink: on paper affixed to end of block: "From the Old / Dutch Church / Liberty and Nassau St / New York"
handwriten in pencil: on paper affixed to end of block: "June 21, 1916"
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