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Buttons mounted on cards

Object Number: 
1942.613a-d
Date: 
1830-1870
Medium: 
Brass, pewter, paper
Dimensions: 
largest: 7/8 in. ( 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: a-b) front: "42" (42nd Regiment) stamped: c) front: "61" (61st Regiment; crown above number) stamped:
Description: 
Pewter or brass buttons mounted on scraps of cardboard with written descriptions identifying the regiment and years of use.
Gallery Label: 
These buttons were worn by British Army and Navy units during the mid-19th century.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Eliza R. and Mary M. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group