British military button excavated in Canada

British military button excavated in Canada
Title
British military button excavated in Canada
Date 
1790-1815
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 5/8 in. ( 1.6 cm )
Description 
Brass military button; dome-shaped with design of three cannons and cannonballs enclosed by shield.
Object Number 
INV.6280.12
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. It was worn by a private of the Royal Regiment of Artillery who was camped or stationed near the fort.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group