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Box of pins

Box of pins
Title
Box of pins
Date 
1812-1838
Medium 
Iron, cardboard, glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 2 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 6.4 cm )
Description 
Iron pins with spherical heads in red cardboard box with glass window in top.
Object Number 
Z.52
Gallery Label 
These pins were made in the State Prison in Greenwich Village, New York City. They started being made at this prison when the war of 1812 shut off supplies.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group