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#4 - George Washington

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A wonderful carving of a Durham boat similar to the one used in Washington’s crossing of the Delaware, made from the wood of an elm tree at Washington’s encampment when he made the famous river crossing. The model measures 10″ long and 1.5″ tall, likely carved circa early 1800s. A stained and torn note is affixed within the hollowed out area, in part: “[o]ld Elm tree under which Washington encamp[ed] [h]is army 1777 [sic 1776] on his marc[h]… to Trenton crossed Delaware River 1400 men surprised & took 1000 hessi[an] [soldie]rs…hessian army retreated Back to N. York…Washington in Pa.” In fine condition, with some chipping to edges. RR Auction COA.


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