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Tacks excavated at West Point

Object Number: 
INV.5925.359-362
Date: 
1790-1820
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
largest: 1/2 x 3/8 in. ( 1.3 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Brass tacks excavated at West Point.
Gallery Label: 
These tacks were excavated by the Field Exploration Committee from a refuse dump near the nineteenth-century barracks at West Point, a series of forts and barracks in Orange County, New York built by the Continental Army in 1777.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group