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Canteen

Object Number: 
1920.152
Date: 
1850-1865
Medium: 
Tin, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 6 in. ( 17.8 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Tin and wood canteen; circular, drum-shaped tin body with loop for strap at bottom, two loops at sides, and cylindrical mouthpiece with cork stopper inside canteen.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this canteen was identified as Confederate-made by military canteen student William S. Cornwell in 1962.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Museum of Natural History
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group