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Buttons

Object Number: 
INV.11453bb-gg
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
largest: 7/8 in. ( 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: bb) front: "GAR" ; back: "HORSTMANN BROS. & CO./PHIL." stamped: cc) back: "SCOVILLS & CO./EXTRA" stamped: dd) back: "JOHSON & STEELE" stamped: ee) front: "GAR"; back: "BUTTON CO./WATERBURY"
Description: 
Brass buttons; dome-shaped.
Gallery Label: 
These buttons were inside a box sent by the William H. Horstmann Co. to Joseph H. Bradley, a Civil War veteran who was living at the National Soldiers Home in Virginia. Bradley had served as a lieutenant of the 5th New York Cavalry Regiment, and a chaplain of the 10th New York Cavalry.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary Margaret Bradley, 1940
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group