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Object Name: Brick
Date: 1700-1770
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Medium: Clay, plaster
Dimensions: Overall: 8 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 21.6 x 10.8 x 4.4 cm )
Place made: Europe, England
Description: Brick; with plaster fragments.
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Rogers D. Small, through Major Howland Pell
Object Number: 1932.184
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This brick came from the fireplace of the Colonial DeWint house at Tappan, New York, where the donor had lived for many years. General George Washington used the house as his headquarters in 1780, where on October 2 he signed the death warrant of British spy Major John Andre.