Error message

Warning: array_flip(): Can only flip STRING and INTEGER values! in DrupalDefaultEntityController->load() (line 173 of /var/www/vhosts/nyhistory.org/httpdocs/includes/entity.inc).

Bale seal

Not promoted
40 329
Title:
Bale seal
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Lead
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 1.9 cm )
Date End: 
1 783
Description: 
Circular, flat bale seal.
Object Number: 
INV.5716.20
Gallery Label: 
This bale seal was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee from a refuse deposit near a military camp and fort at Richmond, Staten Island. Built after the arrival of British forces under General William Howe in July, 1776, the fort was occupied by British and Hessian troops until evacuation in 1783. The seal was fastened to the outside of a package of blankets, clothing, or other supplies that was shipped to the troops.
Date Begin: 
1760
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group