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On display at the John Brown House Museum
Call #:
1970.71.5
Title:
Cartridge Case
Collection type:
Armament
Date:
1770-1780
Object type:
5: T&E For Science & Technology; Armament -- Accessory; Case, Cartridge
Materials:
wood
Leather
Medium:
Woodworking
Description:
Rectangular case, formed of a wood block, containing twenty four holes for bullets, and covered with leather with a flap covered lock in front. Has two loops attached to back which is hollowed out to fit at waist.
Dimensions:
Height:3.5 in x Width:8.75 in x Depth:2.5 in
--or--
Height:8.9 cm x Width:22.3 cm x Depth:6.4cm
Subjects:
Olney, Stephen, 1755-1832
American Revolutionary War

United States of America (USA)
Research Notes:
Belonged to Stephen Olney
Provenance:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jean P. Howes, Jr.
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