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Traveling trunk used by George Thompson Garrison in the Civil War

Manufactured by:
Crouch & Fitzgerald, American, founded 1839  Search this
Owned by:
George Thompson Garrison, American, 1836 - 1904  Search this
Subject of:
55th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, American, 1863 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
wood, leather, cotton, metal
Dimensions:
trunk: 18 × 31 × 17 in. (45.7 × 78.7 × 43.2 cm)
insert tray: 3 9/16 × 29 5/8 × 15 3/4 in. (9 × 75.3 × 40 cm)
canvas bag: 12 5/8 × 30 11/16 × 16 9/16 in. (32 × 78 × 42 cm)
Type:
trunks (containers)
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1860
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.24a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Military
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59ce7def5-8454-47ab-a01d-04df3b51749c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.24a-d
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