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Flag fragment

Date: 
ca. 1917
Medium: 
Textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 7 3/4 in. ( 30.5 x 19.7 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular flag fragment with three wide bands of red, white and blue.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William A. Robbins, 1941
Object Number: 
Z.3053
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on scrap of paper found with fragment: "Found in cellar in . . . / (near Verdun) May 30 . . . / Probably German."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1917
eMuseum Object ID: 
39320
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candles (6) in paper wrapper

Date: 
ca. 1917
Medium: 
Wax, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 9.8 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Six white wax candles in blue paper wrapper.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William A. Robbins, 1941
Object Number: 
Z.3051a-h
Marks: 
printed: on one end of wrapper: "CONTRIBUTIONS INDIRECTES / CIERGES / 2 / CENTIMES / CIERGES"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1917
eMuseum Object ID: 
39319
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

German banknote and coin in envelope

Date: 
ca. 1917
Medium: 
Paper, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 1/8 in. ( 7.9 x 12.4 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
German one mark note and ten pfennig coin in envelope with handwritten inscription.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William A. Robbins, 1941
Object Number: 
Z.3050a-c
Marks: 
printed: on banknote: ". . . / Eine Mark / Berlin, den 12, August 1914. / . . ." in relief: on one side of coin: "10 / 1915" handwritten in ink: on front of envelope: "1 Mark bought from / French soldier who / took it off of a German / he had killed. &
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1917
eMuseum Object ID: 
39318
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Powder-filled glass tubes (3) in cigarette box

Date: 
ca. 1917
Medium: 
Cardboard, glass, powder
Dimensions: 
box: 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 7.3 x 5.7 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Three yellow glass tubes containing white powder, in cardboard box that originally contained Murad Turkish cigarettes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William A. Robbins, 1941
Object Number: 
Z.3049a-d
Marks: 
printed: on front of box: "MURAD / THE / TURKISH / CIGARETTE / S. ANARGYROS. / CAPITAL STOCK OWNED BY P. LORILLARD CO." printed: on back of box: "FACTORY No. 7. 3rd DIST. STATE OF NEW YORK. / . . ."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1917
eMuseum Object ID: 
39317
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Souvenir collection in cigarette box

Date: 
ca. 1917
Medium: 
Metal, stone, cardboard
Dimensions: 
box: 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 7.3 x 5.7 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Two brass bullet casings, one roughly rectangular piece of pinkish stone, and one spike-shaped piece of silvery stone in cardboard box that originally contained Murad Turkish cigarettes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William A. Robbins, 1941
Object Number: 
Z.3048a-e
Marks: 
printed: on front of box: "MURAD / THE / TURKISH / CIGARETTE / S. ANARGYROS. / CAPITAL STOCK OWNED BY P. LORILLARD CO. " printed: on back of box: "FACTORY No. 7. 3rd DIST. STATE OF NEW YORK. / . . ." handwritten in ink: on scrap of paper found inside b
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1917
eMuseum Object ID: 
39316
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tabac Chebli

Date: 
ca. 1917
Medium: 
Tobacco, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 7 x 8.3 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Tobacco (originally 20 grams) in green paper pouch.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William A. Robbins, 1941
Object Number: 
Z.3047
Marks: 
printed: on front of pouch: "USINE AVAPEUR / FABRIQUE / Rue Blandan 6 / BLIDA / TABAC CHEBLI / 20 Grammes 30 CENTIMES" and "UNION OUVRIERE / FOURMI" (twice) printed: on back of pouch: "[text in Arabic] / FABRICANT DE TABAC CHEBLI / BEN ARBIA HADJ M'HAMED
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1917
eMuseum Object ID: 
39315
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cigarettes in paper wrapper

Date: 
ca. 1917
Medium: 
Tobacco, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 8.3 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Twenty cigarettes in original blue paper wrapper.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William A. Robbins, 1941
Object Number: 
Z.3043
Marks: 
ink stamped: on front of wrapper: "20 / CIGARETTES / ÉLÉGANTES / . . ." printed: on sides of wrapper: "MANUFACTURES DE L'ÉTAT. / FRANCE" and "CONTRIBUTIONS INDIRECTES. / CIGARETTES."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1917
eMuseum Object ID: 
39314
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pouch Off., overshoulder; Id'd as 7

Date: 
1860-1875
Medium: 
Leather, cotton, iron, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 5/8 x 13 1/4 in. ( 29.5 x 33.7 cm )
Description: 
Leather, cotton, iron, and brass haversack; black leather bag with removable white canvas breadbag fastened to buttons on interior, leather strap fastened to iron buckle sewn on rear, and flap with strap that fastens to iron buckle on front; printed mark on inside of strap.
Object Number: 
INV.8041
Marks: 
printed: strap interior: "L. Bayard Smith 8th Co 7th Regt. N.Y.S.M." (New York State Militia)
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
39286
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tobacco in paper wrapper

Date: 
ca. 1917
Medium: 
Tobacco, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 in. ( 8.6 x 6.4 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular package of smoking tobacco (100 grams) in original brown paper wrapper.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William A. Robbins, 1941
Object Number: 
Z.3045
Marks: 
printed paper label: on front of package: "TABACS / MANUFACTURES DE L'ÉTAT / REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE / Marque deposee" printed paper label: on back of package: "ARMÉE / TABAC A FUMER. / SCAFERLATI POUR LES TROUPES. / 2 fr. 50 cent. le kilogramme. / ARMÉ
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1917
eMuseum Object ID: 
39281
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Duffel bag: embroidered w/military scenes

Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Linen, silk, jute, wood, metal, leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 16 x 34 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 40.6 x 87.6 cm )
Description: 
Embroidered ecru linen duffel bag; 3 vertical rectangular panels on the sides, round bottom panel; one side panel shows an American sailor in front of the U.S. flag, with a ship below; one side panel shows a native American warrior above, with American soldier below; the third said panel shows a middle-Eastern warrior above, and an Asian (?) warrior below; bottom panel shows a shield-breasted eagle with stars above, flanked by female figures; drawstring has a lozenge-shaped wooden handle with metal inlay on each side, remnants of red leather tassels; bag is lined with linen.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Foster-Jarvis Fund
Object Number: 
1950.331
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
39268
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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