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Buttons

Object Number: 
1935.99z-aa
Date: 
1880-1898
Medium: 
Brass, tin
Dimensions: 
largest: 1/2 x 7/8 in. ( 1.3 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: front: "GC"; back of z: "T W & W/PARIS"
Description: 
Dome-shaped tin buttons with oval coat of arms in center, flanked by script lettering on both sides, and crown at top.
Gallery Label: 
These buttons were collected by the donor during her service as a nurse in the Spanish-American War. The buttons were worn on the uniforms of Spanish troops.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Anna P. Osmers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group