Diameter: 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Round bonnet badge from 71st Regiment of Foot (Fraser's Highlanders) British Army. Found by William Howland Pell (1833-1911) in the garden of the country home of his grandfather, John H. Howland (1774-1849) at Bloomingdale about 1840, at what is now Riverside Drive and 86th Street. Text label in object file.
Gift of Captain Howland Pell, 1920
cast: (1) "26" (cartridge box badge; openwork; below crown with beaded border; 26th British Regiment; excavated by Field Exploration Committee at Fort Ticonderoga) cast: (2) cartridge box badge Royal Regiment of Artillery, British Army cast: (3) "GR" (cartridge box badge; openwork; below crown; 4 x 2 1/2; no. 1947.293; British Foot Guards; excavated by FEC at Dyckman campat seaman Ave., 1913) cast: (4) "15" (cartridge box badge; openwork; below crown; 15th Regt.; found 1905 in White Plains, NY) cast: (5) "45" (cartridge box badge; openwork; below crown; 45th Regt.; replica) cast: (6, 11) bonnet badge, 71st Fraser Highlander Regt.; circular crown at top and thistle center; "FACE REAUT PATE/IMPUNE/.........QUILQUIDAUT NEMO..." "71" (AT BOTTOM); (found at Riverside Drive and 86th St. in 1840, Gift of Howland Pell, 1920) engraved: (7) "XXVIII GR REG" (silver sword belt plate, rectangular; 28th Regt. officer; excavated by FEC at Arden St. and Broadway in Manhattan) engraved: (8) "FF" (foliate; below engraved crown; brass rectangular waist belt plate of Hessian officer, Prince Frederick Regiment; excavated by FEC in 1921 at Dyckman camp-Seaman Ave.) stamped: (9) crossed cannons (rectangular waist belt plate; brass; prob. Hessian Anspach artillery regt.; excavated by FEC at Fort George, 191st and Audobon Ave.) cast: (10) "CG" (openwork; brass rect. waist belt plate; British Coldstream Guards; replica) engraved: (14) "RF