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Button

Object Number: 
INV.10265
Date: 
1810-1815
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 in. ( 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Brass button mounted on card; eagle perched atop anchor, encircled by star and roped borders.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this button was worn on the uniform of U.S. Navy Commander Oliver H. Perry during the Battle of Lake Erie in 1813.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval Historical Society
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group