U.S. Regulation Tin Canteen, Model 1858
Tin, wool, cotton, pewter, iron, wood
Overall: 8 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. ( 22.2 x 19.7 cm )
Tin, wool, cotton, pewter, and iron canteen; oblate, circular tin body with brown wool cover, white canvas sling running through tin loops on sides and bottom, and cylindrical pewter mouthpiece with cork stopper capped with iron ring that fastens with string to loop on left side of canteen.
Gift of Elvira Dubois
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