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).
  • 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).

Belt buckles

Not promoted
41 160
Title:
Belt buckles
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Brass
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
largest: 1 3/8 x 2 1/4 x 1/8 in. ( 3.5 x 5.7 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular frames with bar across middle.
Date End: 
1 783
Object Number: 
INV.5716.110-111
Gallery Label: 
These buckles were 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 buckles were probably worn on soldiers' uniforms.
Date Begin: 
1760
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group