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Object Name Canteen
Object Number 1879.1.17
Collection Stafford
Description wooden canteen; two pieces of green wood held together by a metal band at top and another at bottom; top of canteen has small raised opening; original strap made from some type of reed goes all the way around the canteen; initials "E.W." and "1775" are carved on one side of the canteen;
Date 1775
Dimensions D-2.953 Dia-7.087 inches
Dimension Details strap is 79 cm long;
Material wood
Event Revolutionary War
Provenance wood canteen, with original strap, used during the Revolutionary War.
People Stafford, Sarah
Search Terms Revolutionary War
wooden canteen
military equipment