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British military button excavated in Canada

British military button excavated in Canada
Title
British military button excavated in Canada
Date 
1770-1815
Medium 
Pewter
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/2 in. ( 1.3 cm )
Description 
Pewter military button; regiment number on front bordered by wreath.
Object Number 
INV.6280.9
Marks 
stamped: (9), on front: "43" (British 43rd Regiment)
Gallery Label 
This button was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee in Ontario, Canada along the Niagara River near Fort George, a British fort built in 1795. The regiment was possibly encamped along the river.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group