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Object Name: Fragment of wood from the Astor Mansion
Date: 1891-1895
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Medium: Pine, paint
Dimensions: Overall: 1/2 x 7 x 1 in. ( 1.3 x 17.8 x 2.5 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Fragment of pine from the Astor Mansion at 5th Avenue and 65th Street; painted cream color on one side.
Credit Line: Gift of Bertram Millar, 1947
Object Number: Z.1423
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Marks: ink inscription: on fragment: "From the Astor Mansion, 5 Ave. and 65 St./New York. Torn down in 1926"

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This fragment of wood is from the Astor Mansion at 5th Avenue and 65th Street, which was built by John Jacob Astor IV between 1891 and 1895 and torn down in 1926. The house was designed by Richard Morris Hunt.