Newport Artillery Company

Object Number: 
INV.8843
Date: 
ca. 1936
Medium: 
Lead, paint, cardboard
Dimensions: 
each: 3 x 1/2 x 7/8 in. ( 7.6 x 1.3 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
written: in blue ink on lid of each box: "Pres. by/ R.H. Galletin July 9, 1936" Printed: in blue on each box lid: "Newport Artillery Company/ Chartered 1741/ This militia company, formed for the preservation of the Colony, has continued in active service
Description: 
Eight cast lead soldiers painted with white uniforms with black trim, shoes, and hats;one soldier painted with dark blue jacket with red trim, white pants, and black boots and hat; divided into two groups and housed in original boxes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of R.H. Gallatin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group