British military buttons (2) excavated in Canada

British military buttons (2) excavated in Canada
Title
British military buttons (2) excavated in Canada
Date 
1790-1815
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
largest: 3/4 in. ( 1.9 cm )
Description 
Bronze military buttons; dome-shaped with British crown above regiment number on front; one button has maker's mark inscribed on back.
Object Number 
INV.6280.10-11
Marks 
stamped: (10), on front: "43" (British 43rd Regiment) stamped: (11), on front: "43"; on back: "NUTTING/LONDON"
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 probably encamped along the river.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group