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Shot Container

Description

1AB) Round tin container with lid. Container lined with blue paper. 1B,2,3) Lids with white paper covering the top contains a crest with a lion and a unicorn. 4) Lid without paper label.

Details

Maker
Possibly Walker (Maker)
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
Below the crest reads: Military Percussion cap maker TO THE H'BLE BOARD OF ORDNANCE/S. Walker Improved Anticorrosive Caps/250 Price No32.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
tin (metal)
Object type
Armament--Accessory
Descriptive terms
CONTAINER
containers (receptacles)
crests (motifs)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Lion
lion
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Tin
tin (metal)
Transfer Printed
Unicorn
Unidentified Paper
Yoked Crest
Dimensions
0.625 (H), 2.125 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1605.1-4
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12450

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