Shot Container

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12450

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

Descriptive Terms

containers (receptacles)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
tin (metal)
crests (motifs)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
lion
Tin
Unidentified Paper
Transfer Printed
Yoked Crest
Lion
Unicorn
CONTAINER

Inscription

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.),

Maker

Possibly Walker (Maker)

Object Type

Armament--Accessory

Dimensions

0.625 (H), 2.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1605.1-4