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Belt plate

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Title:
Belt plate
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 x 1/4 in. ( 6.7 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Oval brass plate with scale at top; above stork sitting on nest full of chicks.
Date End: 
1 940
Object Number: 
Z.2718
Gallery Label: 
This plate was found in the files of the N-YHS Field Exploration Committee. It was probably part of a collection of replicas of 18th and 19th century buttons and military badges owned by William L. Calver, the Committee's chairman. It is of the type worn by some Union state troops during the Civil War.
Date Begin: 
1900
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group