Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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box for ivorytype of Man in Uniform
  • United States
  • box for ivorytype of Man in Uniform, circa 1860s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • leather, velvet, metal
  • Bequest of Marion J. Mengel
  • Not on display
  • 1995.0022.RA01
Description

Color image of a Union Civil War soldier. He wears a blue coat and has officer ranking insignia on shoulders. Soldier also wears a hat with image of bugle on front. The bugle was the insignia for an Infantry Officer. Border is gold and purple frame.