Cartridge box

Object Number: 
1936.564
Date: 
1861-1865
Medium: 
Leather, brass, tin, skin, hair
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 6 1/8 in. ( 14 x 15.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: outer flap: "USN" (inside oval, U.S. Navy); inner flap: "US.NY/BOSTON"
Description: 
Leather, brass, and tin cartridge box; rectangular black leather box with horizontal loop for shoulder belt sewn to rear, a skin and hair-lined implement pocket on front, and double flaps with a strap on the outer flap that fastens to a brass stud at bottom of box; box contains tin insert with six compartments for cartridge packages; stamped marks on outer and inner flaps.
Gallery Label: 
This cartridge box was formerly part of the Francis Bannerman collection.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group