British military buttons (8) excavated at Fort Lennox

British military buttons (8) excavated at Fort Lennox
Title
British military buttons (8) excavated at Fort Lennox
Date 
1800-1820
Medium 
Pewter
Dimensions 
largest: 3/4 in. ( 1.9 cm )
Description 
Pewter British military buttons; one inscribed on back with maker's mark.
Object Number 
INV.6196.56-63
Marks 
stamped: (57), on back: "I. NUTTING & SON/KING . ST./COVENT GARDEN"
Gallery Label 
These buttons were excavated in 1927 by the Field Exploration Commitee at Fort Lennox, a British fort on Isle aux Noix in the Richelieu River in Quebec, Canada. Built during the Revolutionary War, the fort served as a base for the British expeditions on Lake Champlain in 1813 and against Plattsburgh in 1814.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group