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Commemorative tree bark

Description

"From the old elm/ Boston Common/ Feb 16 1876/ 7:17 p.m./ an old tree in 1722," inscribed in ink on surface of bark.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1876
Inscriptions
See description.
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
elm (wood)
Object type
Vegetable Artifact
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Commemorative
commemoratives
Elm
elm (wood)
TREE BARK
Dimensions
5.25 x 2.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.145
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24842

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