Soldiers (10)

Object Number: 
INV.8844
Date: 
ca. 1936
Medium: 
Lead, paint, cardboard
Dimensions: 
each: 3 x 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 7.6 x 1.3 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on lid of each box: "Varnum Continentals/ East greenwich, Rhode Island/ This Company was named for James Mitchell Varnum, a Brigadier general of the Continental Army. It was organized to carry out the traditions and customs of the army in the War
Description: 
Ten cast lead soldiers painted with blue coats with white trim,white pants, and black pants and boots; divided into two groups of five and housed in original boxes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of R.H. Gallatin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group