Brass stencil for William Hill

Image for Brass stencil for William Hill
Created by
Unidentified
Owned by
Hill, William, American, 1840 - 1914
Medium
brass (alloy)
Dimensions
1 5/8 x 3 5/8 x 1/16 in. (4.1 x 9.2 x 0.2 cm)
Type
stencils (images)
Date
ca. 1863
Description
Metal plate with raised edge and cut out letters “Wm.HILL,/ Co.G.29,' Conn.V”
Topic
African American
Military
Slavery
United States Colored Troops
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number
2011.51.4
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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