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Canteen, painted blue - bound with iron straps

Object Number: 
1923.105
Date: 
1861
Medium: 
Wood, iron, leather, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 7 1/4 in. ( 22.9 x 18.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: rear side: "WD/1861" (arrow above WD); "D.BRADFORD/C&M/1861"
Description: 
Wood, iron, leather, and brass canteen; drum-shaped wooden canteen held together by two iron bands riveted along edges, two fragments of leather strap fastened to loops on sides, and wooden stopper string-fastened to one of the loops; stamped marks on back side.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Charles M. Lefferts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group