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Powder flask

Powder flask
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 )
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group