Powder flask

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Title:
Powder flask
Date: 
1855-1870
Medium: 
Brass, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 19.4 x 8.9 cm )
Date End: 
1 870
Description: 
Brass and iron powder flask; pear-shaped brass body with leaf-type design at bottom, circular collar, and cylindrical brass mouthpiece.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Emily Buch
Object Number: 
1957.277m
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.
Date Begin: 
1855
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group