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Mail bag

Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, cotton, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 1/2 x 12 1/8 in. ( 44.4 x 30.8 cm )
Description: 
Leather, cotton, and brass mail bag; rectangular white canvas bag with stitched brown leather bottom, and leather handle riveted to front of leather flap with strap that runs through rectangular brass loops on back and fastens to stud on front of flap.
Object Number: 
INV.5748
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
21675
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Knapsack with gas mask

Date: 
1930-1945
Medium: 
Rubber, cotton, plastic, brass, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 15 in. ( 30.5 x 38.1 cm )
Description: 
Rubber, cotton, plastic, brass, and iron knapsack; rectangular fatigue canvas knapsack with two carrying straps sewn to back and side; knapsack contains plastic gas mask connected by rubber tube to rectangular pack; stamped marks on front of mask.
Object Number: 
INV.11991
Marks: 
stamped: mask front: "US/U"; "C5-2-229/12-40/LOT C-1/F/5 42/E 41R102/375"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1945
eMuseum Object ID: 
21550
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spurs (4)

Date: 
1914-1918
Medium: 
Nickel, leather, steel
Dimensions: 
largest: 8 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 21.6 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Nickel, leather, and steel spurs; U-shaped nickel spurs with ball-shaped feet and stud on top side of each arm; two of the spurs have S-link chains and leather straps fastened to the studs; the two other spurs have steel wheels rod-fastened to bottom of feet; stamped marks on spurs.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John H. Marsching, 1948
Object Number: 
INV.12022m-p
Marks: 
stamped: exterior of the leather-strap spurs: "SOLID NICKEL" stamped: bottom interior of other two: "NICKEL/SILVER"
Gallery Label: 
According to an attached label, these spurs were used by Major John H. Marsching during World War I.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1918
eMuseum Object ID: 
21547
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

G.L. handerchief

Date: 
1935-1945
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 1/8 in. ( 21 x 10.8 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Olive cotton handkerchief.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson, 1945
Object Number: 
INV.11996
Inscriptions: 

Handwritten inscription at lower right corner.

Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1945
eMuseum Object ID: 
21438
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

4 Bar Pins + Docu.

Medium: 
metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 6 x 8 in. ( 2.5 x 15.2 x 20.3 cm )
Object Number: 
INV.1899
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
21430
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Nightstick: Police

Medium: 
wood,metal, cloth
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 26 x 3 in. ( 5.1 x 66 x 7.6 cm )
Object Number: 
1941.31[dup]
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
21428
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Nightstick: carved torch top

Medium: 
wood,metal, cloth
Dimensions: 
Overall: 26 x 2 in. ( 66 x 5.1 cm )
Object Number: 
1941.63a
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
21427
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Knife

Date: 
1850-1865
Medium: 
Iron, bone
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/8 x 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 23.2 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Knife with iron blade and bone handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary Margaret Bradley
Object Number: 
1940.912
Marks: 
stamped: blade: "WM PARKER/SHEFFIELD"
Gallery Label: 
This knife belonged to Joseph Bradley, a lieutenant in the 5th New York Cavalry, and later chaplain of the 10th New York Cavalry during the Civil War.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
21421
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

General's vehicle plate

Date: 
1918-1930
Medium: 
Iron, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 9 x 1/8 in. ( 15.2 x 22.9 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular iron plate with rounded corners; painted red with row of three white stars; paint has faded from two of the stars.
Object Number: 
2052
Gallery Label: 
This plate was used on a U.S. Army general's car.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1930
eMuseum Object ID: 
21356
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Gorget

Date: 
1833-1845
Medium: 
Brass, other metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 6 1/8 x 4 in. ( 3.8 x 15.6 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Arched crescent-shaped gorget; chain with hook and eye fastening, chain attached at each corner of crescent, "CITY GUARD" across the bottom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William C. Roberson
Object Number: 
1945.498
Marks: 
cast: on applied metal, bottom center: "CITY GUARD"
Gallery Label: 
The City Guard was formed in 1833. It later became the 12th Regiment, New York Militia.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1845
eMuseum Object ID: 
21349
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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