Buttons of John Brown's raiders

Title:
Buttons of John Brown's raiders
Date:
1899
Description:
Three bone buttons acquired from the bodies of John Brown's raiders. The bodies were reinterred at the John Brown Farm in North Elba, New York in 1899. Mounted and framed with a caricature of John Brown.
Collection:
Walter Pantovic Artifact Collection
Contributing Institution:
Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston
Media Type:
Objects
Topical Subject:
Abolitionists--United States, Antislavery movements--United States--19th century, Brown, John, 1800-1859--Friends and associates, Buttons--United States, Clothing and dress--United States--19th century, Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859
Geographic Subject:
United States, New York, North Elba (N.Y. : Town)
Shelving Locator:
1999.001.089
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
300 dpi; Nikon D80 camera; archival images in .tif and .nef formats.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital image copyright 2010, The College of Charleston Libraries. All rights reserved. For more information contact The College of Charleston Library, Charleston, SC 29424.