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Canteen cup

Date: 
1900-1918
Medium: 
Tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 5 3/8 in. ( 9.8 x 13.7 cm )
Description: 
Tin cup for canteen; curved, kidney-shaped cup with fastening clasp riveted to exterior.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Smith
Object Number: 
1945.49
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this canteen cup was part of a mess kit used by the donor during World War I.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1918
eMuseum Object ID: 
39094
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Canteen w/strap attachment

Date: 
1890-1918
Medium: 
Tin, cotton, wood, iron, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. ( 22.2 x 19.7 cm )
Description: 
Tin, cotton, wood, iron, and brass canteen; oblate, circular tin body with canvas cover, cylindrical mouthpiece with chain-fastened cork stopper capped by iron ring, and canvas sling fastened to iron loops on sides of canteen; printed marks on both sides of cover.
Object Number: 
X.229
Marks: 
printed: front cover: "U.S./crossed rifles/72/VIR" printed: back cover: "63"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1918
eMuseum Object ID: 
39085
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

U.S. Regulation Tin Canteen, Model 1858

Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Tin, wool, pewter, leather, iron, wood, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 7 7/8 in. ( 25.4 x 20 cm )
Description: 
Tin, wool, pewter, leather, iron, wood, and brass canteen; oblate, circular tin body with brown wool cover, cylindrical pewter mouthpiece with cork stopper capped by iron ring that fastens with brass chain to tin loop on left side of canteen, and black leather strap fastened to loop on right side; stenciled mark on front cover.
Object Number: 
X.233
Marks: 
stenciled: front cover: "LBS/NY (foliate)/8TH CO"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
39078
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Printing plate in envelope

Date: 
1867-1893
Medium: 
Brass, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 4 5/8 x 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 11.7 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular brass printing plate for calling card belonging to Colonel Matthew R. Kintzing; in maker's paper envelope.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Miss Mary E. Kintzing, 1956
Object Number: 
Z.3034ab
Marks: 
engraved (in reverse): on obverse of plate: "Colonel M. R. Kintzing / U.S. Marine Corps" printed: on obverse of envelope: "Frederick Loeser & Co. / Brooklyn, N. Y. / WEDDING, / RECEPTION & / VISITING CARDS. / FRENCH & ENGLISH NOVELTIES / in / Stationery,
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1893
eMuseum Object ID: 
39059
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Holster

Date: 
1860-1875
Medium: 
Leather, brass, steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. ( 34.9 x 22.2 cm )
Description: 
Leather, brass, and steel belt holster; dome-shaped brass fastener on front and belt loop with three brass buttons on back; brass button on front flap; steel wire in belt loop.
Object Number: 
X.109b
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
39030
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Belt holster

Date: 
1860-1875
Medium: 
Leather, brass, steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 7/8 x 4 in. ( 20 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Leather, brass, and steel holster; dome-shaped brass fastener on front and belt loop on back; steel wire tied to fastener and loop.
Object Number: 
INV.11852
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
39027
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Field glasses in case

Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Leather, metal, glass, textile, paint
Dimensions: 
Case (without straps): 6 x 3 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (15.2 x 8.9 x 4.4 cm) Overall (glasses): 5 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 7/8 in. (14 x 8.6
Description: 
Adjustable, binocular field glasses made of black painted metal, in rectangular leather case with flap cover and shoulder strap; neck strap made of black cloth tape attached to glasses; white star insignia painted on cover of case.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of James G. Harbord
Object Number: 
1949.82ab
Marks: 
stamped: on metal frame: "NEGRETTI & ZAMBRA / LONDON / THE FOLDING MINIM / MAGN 5-5/ BARTON'S PATENT" handwritten in ink: inside flap cover: "Major Gen. / J. G. Harbord. / U.S.A." handwritten in ink: on back of case: "Gen. J. G. Harbord / U.S. Army"
Gallery Label: 
These field glasses were apparently used by James Guthrie Harbord while serving as a Major-General in the U.S. Army. According to the accession records, the insignia painted on the case cover is that of the 2nd Division.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
38979
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Holster

Date: 
1860-1875
Medium: 
Leather, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. ( 34.3 x 13.3 cm )
Description: 
Leather and brass belt holster; dome-shaped brass fastener on front and belt loop on back.
Object Number: 
INV.5491
Gallery Label: 
This holster was used with a revolver.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
38950
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Buckle

Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 2.2 x 2.9 cm )
Description: 
Iron buckle; rectangular with tongue.
Object Number: 
INV.11994
Gallery Label: 
This buckle may have been part of a cartridge box.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
38937
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Key on string

Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Metal, jute
Dimensions: 
overall (on string): 1 1/8 x 2 x 4 7/8 in. ( 2.9 x 5.1 x 12.4 cm )
Description: 
Silver-colored metal skeleton key on twisted jute string.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Isidore L. Rosenzweig, in Memory of Bessie and Isidore L. Rosenzweig, 1978
Object Number: 
INV.8671jj
Gallery Label: 
This skeleton key was among the items found in the footlocker of William H. Paine. Paine served as a surveyor with the Army engineers during the Civil War. Paine was responsible for devising systems and tools to better facilitate the surveyor's tasks, including patenting a coiled steel tape measure.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
38931
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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