Commemorative tree bark

Date

1876

GUSN

GUSN-24842

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

Descriptive Terms

elm (wood)
commemoratives
Elm
Commemorative
TREE BARK

Inscription

See description.

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Vegetable Artifact

Dimensions

5.25 x 2.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.145

Places

Massachusetts (United States)