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Title: Uniform button

Accession Number: 2005.34.341
Type: Button
Maker: Barnum & Co.
Place: USA, NY, New York
Materials: metal
Description: Button; Uniform button; from the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); large uniform button, possibly military, most likely to button the front of the uniform; on the top is an image of an anchor, with the letters "S S H" above, and a rope-like edge; printed on the underside of the button is "BARNUM & CO./ NEW YORK".

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