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Description

Very weathered board, rectangular format, with holes in each corner for long-headed handmade nails, with black painted lettering. Unframed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1773
Inscriptions
In black paint across the surface of the board is: 1773. A C/ D C inr/ I B. On a jelly label, in the upper left of the board back, written in fountain pen is: Said to have/been nailed/to the outside/of an old school-/house in/Hopkinton, Mass.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
pine (wood)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Oil
oil paint (paint)
Pine
pine (wood)
PLAQUE
plaques (flat objects)
Dimensions
10 1/2 x 29 3/4 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1079
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3293

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