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Object Name CHARM
Catalog Number 0985.11.00007
Date 1861-1865
Description Book charm of solid gutta percha with a mother of pearl and gold inlay and a gold book clasp.
Dimensions H-0.2 W-0.51 L-0.75 inches
Owned Gaston Crawford
Made Gaston Crawford, Alton Military Prison, Illinois, USA
Provenance Made by Gaston Crawford while a prisoner at Alton, Illinois. He was a cripple and imprisoned because he refused to take the oath of allegiance to the U.S. His home was Bolivar, Tennessee.
People Crawford, Gaston
Search Terms Alton Military Prison
Subjects POW's
prisoners
Prisoners of war
Disabled persons
Oaths
Allegiance
Civilians