Cartridge box; militia

Object Number: 
1936.566
Date: 
1865-1900
Medium: 
Leather, wood, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 9 1/8 in. ( 11.4 x 23.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: inside of outer flap: "E/3699"
Description: 
Leather, wood, and brass cartridge box; rectangular black leather box with horizontal loop for shoulder belt sewn to rear, an implement pocket on front, and double flaps with a strap on the outer flap that fastens to brass stud at bottom of box; box contains wooden block with eight bored musket ball holes; stamped marks on inside of flap.
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