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Object Name: Buttons
Date: 1880-1898
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Medium: Brass, tin
Dimensions: largest: 1/2 x 7/8 in. ( 1.3 x 2.2 cm )
Place made: Europe, France, Paris
Description: Dome-shaped tin buttons with oval coat of arms in center, flanked by script lettering on both sides, and crown at top.
Credit Line: Gift of Anna P. Osmers
Object Number: 1935.99z-aa
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Marks: stamped: front: "GC"; back of z: "T W & W/PARIS"

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These buttons were collected by the donor during her service as a nurse in the Spanish-American War. The buttons were worn on the uniforms of Spanish troops.