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Buttons

Object Number: 
1920.129r.1-7
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
largest: 7/8 in. ( 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: front: "1" (inside shield); back: "SCHUYLER HARTLEY & GRAHAM"
Description: 
Dome-shaped brass buttons stamped on front with eagle grasping branch in one talon, and arrows in other talon, with shield on breast.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this looking glass was used during the Civil War by U.S. Major-General Abner Doubleday.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas A. Eddy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group