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Button

Object Number: 
1935.99s
Date: 
1880-1893
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 in. ( 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: back: "HORSTMANN BROS. & CO./PHILA"
Description: 
Dome-shaped brass button stamped on front with eagle grasping branch in one talon, and arrows in other talon, with shield on breast.
Gallery Label: 
This uniform button was collected by the donor during her service as a nurse in the Spanish-American War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Anna P. Osmers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group