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Object Name: Button
Date: 1891-1898
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Medium: Brass
Dimensions: Overall: 1/2 in. ( 1.3 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Philadelphia
Description: Dome-shaped brass button stamped on front with eagle grasping branch in one talon, and arrows in other talon, with shield on breast.
Credit Line: Gift of Anna P. Osmers
Object Number: 1935.99w
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Marks: stamped: back: "A. THOMAS & CO./PHILA"

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This uniform button was collected by the donor during her service as a nurse in the Spanish-American War.