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Historical Artifacts

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Title Related People Date Object Number
Bowl and mortar
1810-1850
1952.185ab
Bowl excavated at a Revolutionary War military hut
1740-1783
1947.574a-y
Bowl made of wood from Charter Oak
ca.1688
INV.820
Bowl: Memorial of Sir Walter Scott
1900-1930
INV.13626
Bowl: oblong
1875-1900
INV.7879
Bowling game
1850-1900
INV.8149a-f
Bowling set
1800-1900
INV.7901a-k
Bowls (6)
1760-1783
INV.5924.687a-f
Box
INV.4328
Box
1880-1920
INV.8775
Box
1890-1930
INV.8522
Box
1830-1890
1942.658
Box
1780-1810
INV.8540
Box
1825-1875
Z.1541.2ab
Box
1780-1820
INV.1102
Box
1870-1920
INV.8519
Box
1830-1890
INV.7326
box
1780-1790
189
Box
ca. 1750-1800
INV.6537
Box
1830-1880
Z.1830ab
Box
1820-1870
Z.14
Box
1750-1800
INV.5303
Box
1900-1940
1943.178
Box
1850-1900
INV.8606
Box
1750-1780
INV.12800
Box
1825-1875
INV.9844ab
Box
1830-1850
Z.8
Box
1870-1900
INV.8508
Box
1850-1900
INV.8521
Box
1800-1830
INV.8512
Box
1800-1840
INV.14892
Box
1775-1810
1937.1107
Box
1800-1860
1937.1108
Box
1800-1850
1937.1110
Box
1800-1900
1937.1586
Box
1780-1830
Z.1
Box
1800-1870
Z.2
Box
1875-1900
INV.7952
Box
ca. 1908
INV.8515
Box
1780-1830
Z.17
Box
ca. 1750
1934.150ab
Box
1880-1915
1942.616ab
Box
1850-1900
1944.246
Box
ca. 1870
INV.11539.1
Box
1950-1970
INV.11335.1ab
Box
1896
1949.244.1ab
Box
1953-1954
INV.11408.1ab
Box
1911
INV.11411.1ab
Box
1825-1875
INV.10826.1ab
Box
1790-1820
Z.1541.8ab
Box
1800-1850
Z.1541.11
Box
1875-1925
Z.1541.15ab
Box
Z.1541.18ab
Box
1840-1880
Z.1541.19a-c
Box
1875-1900
Z.1541.20ab
Box
1850-1900
Z.1541.21ab
Box
1825-1875
1939.121
Box
1850-1900
INV.8096ab
Box
1830-1870
Z.1688ab
Box
1750-1800
1977.40b
Box
1775-1825
1977.40a
Box
1860-1880
Z.1853
Box
1800-1900
Z.1805ab
Box
1800-1900
Z.1806ab
Box
1800-1900
Z.1807ab
Box
1840-1880
1976.37
Box
1870-1890
INV.10716a-s
Box
1850-1900
INV.618ab
Box
1850-1900
Z.1847
Box
1782-1820
1977.31ab
Box
1853
1977.31cd
Box
1850-1880
Z.1946
Box
1800-1900
INV.12673.23ab
Box
1800-1900
Z.2266
Box
1600-1800
Z.2323
Box
1720-1790
INV.8520ab
Box
ca. 1750-1800
INV.6547
Box
1900-1940
1943.178ab
Box
1860-1870
INV.8671l
Box
1790-1815
INV.8693a-d
Box
1860-1865
INV.8777
Box
1943
2002.1.644
Box
1938
2002.1.645
Box
1943
2002.1.646
Box
1935
2002.1.647
Box
1935
2002.1.648
Box
1900-1930
2002.1.649
Box
1947
2002.1.650
Box
1906-1940
2002.1.840
Box
1906-1940
2002.1.841
Box
1910-1940
2002.1.843
Box
1906-1940
2002.1.842
Box
1926
2002.1.573
Box
1900-1930
2002.1.651
Box
1900-1930
2002.1.652
Box
1900-1930
2002.1.653
Box
1930-1950
2002.1.654
Box
1930-1950
2002.1.655
Box
1862-1900
2002.1.656
Box
1862-1900
2002.1.657
Box
1862-1900
2002.1.658
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.659
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.660
Box
1900-1930
2002.1.661
Box
1950-1980
2002.1.662
Box
1930-1950
2002.1.846
Box
1930-1950
2002.1.847
Box
1950-1970
2002.1.848
Box
1950-1970
2002.1.849
Box
1950-1970
2002.1.850
Box
1930-1970
2002.1.663
Box
1910-1940
2002.1.664
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.665
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.666
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.667
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.668
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.669
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.670
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.671
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.672
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.673
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.674
Box
1900-1930
2002.1.425
Box
1900-1930
2002.1.426
Box
1880-1910
2002.1.428
Box
1880-1910
2002.1.429
Box
1880-1910
2002.1.430
Box
1908-1930
2002.1.694
Box
1908-1930
2002.1.692
Box
1908-1930
2002.1.693
Box
1910-1930
2002.1.695
Box
1910-1930
2002.1.696
Box
1920-1950
2002.1.697
Box
1920-1950
2002.1.698
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.708
Box
1950-1970
2002.1.472
Box
1866-1910
2002.1.722
Box
1855-1920
2002.1.731
Box
1890-1930
2002.1.349
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.350
Box
1920-1940
2002.1.635
Box
1920-1940
2002.1.636
Box
1920-1940
2002.1.637
Box
1934
2002.1.638
Box
1920-1940
2002.1.639
Box
1920-1940
2002.1.640
Box
1920-1940
2002.1.641
Box
1937
2002.1.642
Box
1929
2002.1.643
Box
1890-1940
2002.1.1508
Box
1920-1940
2002.1.922
Box
1910-1930
2002.1.923
Box
1932
2002.1.2039
Box
1860-1920
2002.1.2040
Box
1890-1930
2002.1.2262
Box
1874-1900
2002.1.2263
Box
1867-1910
2002.1.2264
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.2265
Box
1940-1970
2002.1.2266
Box
1900-1940
2002.1.2267
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.2268
Box
1880-1920
2002.1.2270
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.2115
Box
1950-1970
2002.1.851
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.2116
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.2117
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.2118
Box
1880-1920
2002.1.2152
Box
1880-1920
2002.1.2156
Box
1940-1960
2002.1.2008
Box
1940-1960
2002.1.2009
Box
1940-1960
2002.1.2010
Box
1940-1960
2002.1.2016
Box
1940-1960
2002.1.2017
Box
1940-1960
2002.1.2011
Box
1940-1960
2002.1.2012
Box
1940-1960
2002.1.2013
Box
1940-1960
2002.1.2014
Box
1940-1960
2002.1.2015
Box
1940-1960
2002.1.2229
Box
1939-1940
2002.1.2460
Box
1886-1906
2002.1.2408
Box
1880-1910
2002.1.3438
Box
1963-1972
2002.1.3567
Box
1940-1960
2002.1.3443
Box
1930-1950
2002.1.3444
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.3694
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.3321
Box
1900-1930
2002.1.3322
Box
1900-1930
2002.1.3323
Box
1900-1930
2002.1.3324
Box
1880-1900
2002.1.3472
Box
1910-1930
2002.1.4644
Box
1940-1960
2002.1.4643
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.4812
Box
1850-1880
Z.1541.17a-e
Box
ca. 1920-1930
2012.16.27ab
Box / Candy
1896
2002.1.2413
Box and comb set
ca. 1920
2012.16.37a-c
Box and note describing Sloat donation
2008.42.400
Box camera
ca. 1900
1950.275
Box camera
1860-1890
INV.8351
Box camera
1885-1900
1958.151
Box for fan: B. Altman
1910-1930
INV.11667
Box for fan: Hoaching from Canton
1870-1900
INV.11670
Box for printing type
ca. 1850
INV.8850a-e
Box labeled on lid: Medals w/address label: Mr. Wm. Alfred
INV.2166
Box lid
1850-1870
INV.8671t
Box lock cannon barrel flint pistol
1760-1780
1923.40
Box made of wood from the Charter Oak
1856-1870
INV.842ab
Box of cocoons
1875-1876
INV.10097a-g
Box of corks
1857-1900
Z.1019
Box of crayons
ca. 1915
2010.26.70
Box of crayons
1915-1940
2010.26.71
Box of crayons
1910-1940
2010.26.72
Box of crayons
ca. 1925
2010.26.73
Box of crayons
1920-1940
2010.26.74
Box of crayons
ca. 1935
2010.26.75
Box of crayons
ca. 1937
2010.26.76
Box of crayons
ca. 1946
2010.26.77
Box of crayons
ca. 1935
2010.26.78
Box of crayons
ca. 1933
2010.26.79
Box of crayons
1920-1935
2010.26.80
Box of crayons
ca. 1925
2010.26.81
Box of crayons
ca. 1930
2010.26.82
Box of crayons
1915-1940
2010.26.83
Box of crayons
ca. 1930
2010.26.84
Box of crayons
ca. 1940
2010.26.85
Box of crayons
1909-1940
2010.26.86
Box of crayons
ca. 1940
2010.26.87
Box of crayons
ca. 1910
2010.26.88
Box of crayons
1905-1940
2010.26.89
Box of crayons
1930-1950
2010.26.90
Box of crayons
ca. 1930
2010.26.91
Box of crayons
ca. 1925
2010.26.92
Box of crayons
ca. 1915
2010.26.93
Box of crayons
1925-1950
2010.26.94
Box of crayons
ca. 1937
2010.26.95
Box of crayons
1910-1930
2010.26.96
Box of homeopathic remedies
1870-1900
Z.438
Box of pins
1812-1838
Z.52
Box of silk cocoons from Centennial Exhibition
1875-1876
INV.10097a-f
Box of soldiers (flat and semi-flat)
1870-1910
Z.258a-sssssssss
Box of tea
ca. 1873
Z.926
Box top
INV.4915
Box top
INV.3632A
Box W/(52) cards
1875-1900
1979.115a
Box w/crest
1920-1970
INV.2724
Box w/docu.
ca. 1750
INV.6536
Box w/hinged lid: image of Madonna and child
1560-1570
INV.14214
Box w/lid: Be Firm For Adams
1824
1946.190
Box w/sliding lid
ca. 1850-1900
INV.8537
Box with badges, braid, and document
INV.942A-F
Box with fitted cover
1800-1812
INV.7665ab
Box with four forms and packet of gold leaf
1775-1795
1947.461w
Box with image of Jenny Lind
1850-1860
1945.306
Box with insignia and badges
1852-1880
INV.8671y-gg
Box with needles
ca. 1840
1937.1370a-f
Box with percussion caps
1855-1862
1930.64a-k
Box with perfume bottles (3)
1850-1900
1937.218.1-4ab
Box with personal items
1850-1900
INV.8671oo-uu
Box with reticule and seashells
ca. 1870
INV.11539a-nnnnn
Box with sewing tools & equipment
1845-1875
Z.1541.1a-n
Box with tin
1900-1930
2002.1.699
Box with Tin
1910-1940
2002.1.704
Box with tin
1930-1950
2002.1.2304
Box with wood fragment and documents
INV.843
Box with writing instruments
1800-1830
INV.13945
Box/ Bottle
1906-1920
2002.1.917
Box/ Bottle
1890-1930
2002.1.939
Box/ bottle/ food
1906-1920
2002.1.883
Box/ bottle/ food
1906-1920
2002.1.884
Box/ bottle/ food
1906-1920
2002.1.885
Box/ bottle/ food
1906-1920
2002.1.886
Box/ bottle/ food
1906-1920
2002.1.887
Box/ bottle/ food
1906-1920
2002.1.888
Box/ bottle/ food
1890-1920
2002.1.891
Box/ bottle/ food
1906-1920
2002.1.890
Box/ Candy
1900-1930
2002.1.1021
Box/ Candy
1900-1930
2002.1.1022
Box/ Candy
1900-1930
2002.1.1023
Box/ Candy
1940-1970
2002.1.1025
Box/ Candy
1930-1950
2002.1.1024
Box/ Candy
1960-1970
2002.1.1026
Box/ Candy
2002.1.1035
Box/ Candy
2002.1.1036
Box/ Candy
2002.1.1037
Box/ Candy
2002.1.1038
Box/ Candy
2002.1.1039
Box/ Candy
2002.1.1040
Box/ Candy
2002.1.1041
Box/ Candy
2002.1.1042
Box/ Candy
2002.1.1043
Box/ Candy
2002.1.1044
Box/ Candy
2002.1.1045
Box/ Candy
1900-1960
2002.1.1004
Box/ Candy
1906-1930
2002.1.1005
Box/ Candy
1906-1930
2002.1.1006
Box/ Candy
1906-1930
2002.1.1007
Box/ Candy
1910-1940
2002.1.1010
Box/ Candy
1910-1940
2002.1.1009
Box/ Candy
1910-1940
2002.1.1008
Box/ Candy
1906-1920
2002.1.1011
Box/ Candy
1940-1960
2002.1.1012
Box/ Candy
1970-1990
2002.1.1013
Box/ Candy
1920-1940
2002.1.1017
Box/ candy
1930-1950
2002.1.2259
Box/ Candy
2002.1.2427
Box/ Candy
1930-1950
2002.1.2407
Box/ Candy
1896
2002.1.2409
Box/ Candy
1896
2002.1.2410
Box/ Candy
1896
2002.1.2411
Box/ Candy
1896
2002.1.2412
Box/ Candy
1896
2002.1.2414
Box/ candy
1920-1950
2002.1.4472
Box/ Clothes
1980-2000
2002.1.1077
Box/ Clothes
1980-2000
2002.1.1078
Box/ Clothes
1980-2000
2002.1.1079
Box/ Clothes
1980-2000
2002.1.1080
Box/ Clothes
1979-1900
2002.1.1081
Box/ Clothes
1930-1950
2002.1.1082
Box/ Clothes
1910-1940
2002.1.2271
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.716
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.717
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.718
Box/ Collar
1869-1910
2002.1.719
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.720
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.721
Box/ Collar
1869-1910
2002.1.723
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.727
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.725
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.726
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.728
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.729
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.2153
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.2154
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.2157
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.2158
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.2159
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.2160
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.2161
Box/ Collar
1866-1910
2002.1.2162
Box/ collar
1866-1910
2002.1.3213
Box/ Cuff
1866-1910
2002.1.730
Box/ Food
2002.1.1034
Box/ Food
1906-1920
2002.1.857
Box/ Food
1906-1920
2002.1.858
Box/ Food
1906-1920
2002.1.859
Box/ Food
1900-1920
2002.1.860
Box/ Food
1900-1920
2002.1.861
Box/ Food
1900-1920
2002.1.862
Box/ Food
1900-1920
2002.1.863
Box/ Food
1900-1920
2002.1.864
Box/ Food
1900-1920
2002.1.865
Box/ Food
1900-1920
2002.1.866
Box/ Food
1906-1920
2002.1.867
Box/ Food
1906-1920
2002.1.870
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.871
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.873
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.872
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.874
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.875
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.876
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.877
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.878
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.880
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.879
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.881
Box/ food
1930-1960
2002.1.889
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.892
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.893
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.894
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.896
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.897
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.898
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.899
Box/ Food
1890-1930
2002.1.900
Box/ Food
1900-1930
2002.1.901
Box/ Food
1900-1930
2002.1.902
Box/ Food
1900-1930
2002.1.903
Box/ Food
1906-1930
2002.1.904
Box/ Food
1906-1930
2002.1.905
Box/ Food
1906-1930
2002.1.906
Box/ Food
1970-2000
2002.1.907
Box/ Food
1920-1950
2002.1.912
Box/ Food
1920-1950
2002.1.911
Box/ Food
1900-1930
2002.1.924
Box/ Food
1930-1960
2002.1.943
Box/ Food
1948
2002.1.987
Box/ Food
1948
2002.1.988
Box/ Food
1992
2002.1.989
Box/ Food
1992
2002.1.990
Box/ Food
1992
2002.1.991
Box/ Food
1980-2000
2002.1.992
Box/ Food
1962-1990
2002.1.993
Box/ Food
1980-2000
2002.1.1003
Box/ Food
1906-1920
2002.1.2024
Box/ Food
1906-1920
2002.1.2025
Box/ food
1940-1960
2002.1.2030
Box/ Food
1890-1910
2002.1.2535
Box/ jewelry
1910-1940
2002.1.1536
Box/ jewelry
1910-1940
2002.1.1537
Box/ jewelry
1910-1940
2002.1.1539
Box/ jewelry
1910-1940
2002.1.1540
Box/ jewelry
1910-1940
2002.1.2260
Box/ jewelry
1930-1950
2002.1.2261
Box/ jewelry
1910-1940
2002.1.1541
Box/ jewelry
1910-1940
2002.1.1542
Box/ jewelry
1900-1940
2002.1.4471
Box/ music
1920-1940
2002.1.4556
Box/ watch
1910-1940
2002.1.1538
Box/ watch
1910-1940
2002.1.1325
Box/piggin
ca. 1750-1850
1937.1744
Box: architectural designs
1850-1900
INV.8510
Box: Brandy Eau de Toilette
2002
2002.86b
Box: carved oriental design, in box
1800-1850
1948.9
Box: floral and tree scene
ca. 1763
INV.8545
Boxes (5)
1775-1795
1947.461v
Boxtop
INV.3635A
Boy Doll
ca. 1880
1946.104
Boy figurine w/back pack, hole on top of head
1890-1925
INV.11504
Boy on Trapeze
ca. 1888
1937.480
Boy's costume: 1830
ca. 1965
1965.23a
Boycott fur-bearing people button
2006.5.10
brace
1850-1900
1957.214
Brace
1825-1875
Z.2038
Brace
1850-1900
Z.184
Brace
1850-1894
1945.68a
Brace or bitstock
1850-1900
1937.1399ab
Brace or bitstock
1764-1800
Z.180
Bracelet
1968 or 1972
INV.6753
Bracelet
2001-2002
2002.5.13
Bradley's Toy Town Post Office
ca. 1910
2000.337
Bradley's Toy Village Fire Deparment Set
1909
2000.441
Braided cord
1840-1880
INV.7611
Braided tassel
1840-1880
INV.6374
Brandreth Columbian ABC for the Little Ones
1876
2000.781
Brandy Eau de Toilette
2002
2002.86a
Brass fastener
1760-1783
INV.5940.69
Brass fasteners (20) excavated at Fort Haldimand
1760-1783
INV.5940.49-68
Brass fragment excavated at Fort Washington
1760-1783
INV.6200.156
Brass fragment excavated at Fort Washington
1760-1783
INV.6200.157
Brass fragments (2) excavated at a Revolutionary War military hut
1760-1783
INV.6100.377-378
Brass fragments (3) excavated at Fort Washington
1760-1783
INV.6200.316-318
Brass object
1760-1783
INV.5716.1
Brass object
1760-1783
INV.5716.3
Brass object
1760-1783
INV.5716.16
Brass object
1760-1783
INV.5716.32
Brass object
1760-1783
INV.5716.99
Brass object excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
1760-1783
INV.5924.462
Brass object excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
1760-1783
INV.5924.432
Brass object excavated at a Revolutionary War site
1760-1783
INV.6075.248
Brass object excavated at Fort Haldimand
1760-1783
INV.5940.77
Brass object excavated at Fort Washington
1760-1783
INV.6200.158
Brass object excavated at Fort Washington
1760-1783
INV.6200.159
Brass object excavated at Fort Washington
1770-1783
INV.6200.352
Brass object excavated at Revolutionary War barracks
1760-1783
INV.6100.122
Brass object excavated at Revolutionary War barracks
1760-1783
INV.6100.206
Brass object excavated at Revolutionary War barracks
1760-1783
INV.6100.150
Brass object excavated in New York City
1760-1783
INV.6229.19
Brass objects
1860-1880
INV.1756p-ll
Brass objects (3) excavated in New York City
1760-1783
INV.6229.25-27
Brass objects (4) excavated at a Revolutionary War military hut
1760-1783
INV.6100.371-374
Brass ornament excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
1760-1775
INV.5924.21
Brass ornament found at Fort Lennox
1800-1820
INV.6196.68ab
Brass plate from cheek guard of British military shako excavated at Fort Lennox
1800-1820
INV.6196.44
Brass plates (3) from cheek guard of British military shako excavated at Fort Le
1800-1820
INV.6196.70-72
Brass plates (42) from cheek guard of British military shako excavated at Fort L
1800-1820
INV.6196.2-43
Brass spikes in envelope (7)
1770-1810
1921.33a-g
Brassard
1918
1942.207
Brassard
1941-1946
INV.7429
Brassard
1941-1946
INV.12299
Brassard
1941-1942
1942.66
Brassard
1940-1945
INV.7433a
Brasserie
ca. 1960-1980
2007.6.23
Brasserie
ca. 1960-1980
2007.6.46
Brasserie
2008.47.20
Bread not Bombs Button
2006.5.96
Breadbag for haversack
1860-1865
1937.258
breast plate
1855-1863
1953.85c
Breast plate
1900-1918
1946.211
Breckinridge campaign medal
c. 1856
INV.3282
Breeches
1778-1782
1949.163
Breeches
1775-1825
INV.11810
Breeches
1775-1825
INV.11811
Brick
1650-1750
X.365
Brick
1700-1800
INV.8015.1
Brick
1715-1760
1951.517
Brick
1750-1765
1938.229
Brick
1870-1875
1905.304a
Brick
1862
N-372
Brick
1700-1770
1932.184
Brick
1750-1760
1908.34
Brick
1900-1940
2002.1.3479
Brick and tile fragment
1850-1890
1905.304b
Brick found at Fort Tryon
1760-1783
INV.6220.7
Brick fragment excavated at Fort Ticonderoga
1750-1783
INV.5778.64
Brick from Walton House
1750-1752
1920.141
Brick from Walton House
1750-1752
1938.237
Brick from Walton House
ca.1770
INV.1253c
Creative: Tronvig Group