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Powder flask

Object Number: 
1957.277m
Date: 
1855-1870
Medium: 
Brass, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 19.4 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Brass and iron powder flask; pear-shaped brass body with leaf-type design at bottom, circular collar, and cylindrical brass mouthpiece.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this powder flask was used by the donor's father, Emilio Buch, while serving in the 2nd Battalion, Cazadores Voluntarios de Matanzas, as part of Spanish forces during the Cuban insurrection of 1867.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Emily Buch
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group