Gas mask in box

Medium: 
metal, cloth, cardboard
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 16 x 7 in. ( 12.7 x 40.6 x 17.8 cm )
Object Number: 
1945.342
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
22285
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Haversack

Medium: 
metal, leather, cloth
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 14 x 14 in. ( 15.2 x 35.6 x 35.6 cm )
Object Number: 
INV.8036A
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
22284
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Camp Bed

Collections: 
Date: 
1777-1785
Medium: 
Wood, canvas, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 3/4 x 78 x 34 1/2 in. ( 70.5 x 198.1 x 87.6 cm )
Description: 
Camp bed said to have been used by George Washington at Valley Forge; in three folding sections, each with canvas top supported by X-shaped wooden base; the whole surrounded by wooden frame (missing one of four pieces) with iron mounts.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ernest Livingston McCrackan
Object Number: 
1871.8
Marks: 
inscribed: on brass plaque affixed to inner face of headboard: "The Camp Bedstead / used by / General Washington / during the Revolution. / Presented to the / NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY, / BY / Ernest Livingston McCrackan"
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor's great-aunt, Mrs. Francis A. Livingston (Catharine Roosevelt Kissam), this camp bed was given by Washington to his recording secretary, Richard Varick (1753-1831), at the close of the Revolutionary War. Varick then entrusted it to his wife's niece, Mrs. John L. Lefferts (Helena Kissam), who subsequently gave it to her great-nephew, the donor.
Bibliography: 
Bach, Debra Schmidt. "Witness to history: Furniture and historic relics." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 162-167.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1785
eMuseum Object ID: 
22125
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Navy Canvas Duffelbag c.1900

Date: 
1900-1918
Medium: 
Cotton, jute, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 x 24 1/2 in. ( 88.9 x 62.2 cm )
Description: 
Cotton, jute, and brass dunnage bag; stitched white canvas bag with carrying strap looped through brass holes in center, and rope through holes at mouth.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert Lee Bullard
Object Number: 
1933.248
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1918
eMuseum Object ID: 
22050
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

European bayonnet with tag

Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 x 3/4 x 3 in. ( 55.9 x 1.9 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Steel bayonet; angular.
Object Number: 
INV.944
Marks: 
engraved: collar: "....DRTG: N. 155"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
21994
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

"John Brown" pike

Collections: 
Date: 
ca. 1857-1859
Medium: 
Steel, wood (possibly ash)
Dimensions: 
Overall: 81 x 4 1/4 in. ( 205.7 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Wood and iron pike; cylindrical wood shaft with leaf blade, oval crossbar, and cylindrical socket fastened to top.
Object Number: 
INV.5736
Marks: 
Stamped on metal haft: "101"
Gallery Label: 
This is one of the pikes commissioned by militant abolitionist John Brown (1800-1859) from the Collins Co. of Canton, Connecticut in 1857 in preparation for his raid on the U.S. arsenal at Harper's Ferry in 1859. Brown intended to incite a slave insurrection and planned to use the pikes to arm slaves on Virginia plantations. None of the weapons were ever used by slaves, but they became potent symbols of Brown's raid. Each of the 1,000 pikes made for Brown by Collins Co. were individually numbered: this example is stamped "101".
Bibliography: 
Holzer, Harold and The New-York Historical Society. "The Civil War in 50 Objects." New York: Viking, 2013.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1859
eMuseum Object ID: 
21992
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Naval Pike, possibly post 1812

Date: 
1815-1855
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 55 x 1 1/4 in. ( 139.7 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Wood and iron pike; cylindrical black wood shaft has leaf blade with median ridge and socket fastened to top.
Object Number: 
INV.5734
Gallery Label: 
According to appraiser, this naval boarding pike may postdate the War of 1812.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1855
eMuseum Object ID: 
21993
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Plate: incribed "P.S..."

Date: 
1855-1861
Medium: 
Tin, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. ( 2.2 x 22.5 cm )
Description: 
Tinned iron plate; double reed rim.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York
Object Number: 
1951.511a
Marks: 
engraved: bottom: "P.S./TENT NO. 2/CO. 6"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1861
eMuseum Object ID: 
21937
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Collection of medals in case, 3 medals to Doubleday

Medium: 
Metal, cloth, enamel, leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 5 x 3 in. ( 2.5 x 12.7 x 7.6 cm )
Object Number: 
1920.129t
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
21921
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Collection of ribbon bars

Date: 
1952
Medium: 
Textile, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 22 x 28 in. ( 2.5 x 55.9 x 71.1 cm )
Description: 

Ribbon bars mounted on cardboard.

Credit Line: 
Gift of the Army and Navy Club, New York City
Object Number: 
1973.33
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1952
eMuseum Object ID: 
21723
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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