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Buckle excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Buckle excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
Title
Buckle excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
Date 
1760-1783
Medium 
Iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 1 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Iron buckle excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Object Number 
INV.5924.534
Gallery Label 
This buckle was excavated by Reginald P. Bolton, William L. Calver, and others before or after the formation of the Field Exploration Committee in 1918, at the British camp on the Dyckman farm, between Seaman and Payson Avenues and 204th Street, in Washington Heights.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group