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Canteen

Object Number: 
INV.1137
Date: 
1890-1902
Medium: 
Tin, cotton, leather, wood, pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 4 1/2 in. ( 12.7 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: front cover: "MESS DINNER/March 31st, 1902/Co. D. 7th Regt./N.G.N.Y."
Description: 
Tin, cotton, leather, and wood flask; oblate, circular tin body with white canvas cover, two leather strap fragments fastened to tin rings at sides, and cylindrical pewter mouthpiece with chain-connected cork stopper; printed mark on cover.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York, 1964
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group