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Object Name Fork
Catalog Number 0985.13.00055f-i
Description Forks: Four (4) forks, each with four tines (f-i). Each is stamped on the reverse with a hallmark, which consists of a central anchor, on the left side of which is the letter "H", on the right side of which is the letter "L" or "J", all surmounted by an arc of four stars. Part of tin mess kit (a-dd).
Material Metal/Tin
Dimensions L-8 inches
Owned Robert E. Lee
Made Japy, France
Provenance Mess kit used by General Lee in his field camp.
People Lee, Robert E.
Subjects Cooking utensils
Cooking
Tinsmithing
Camp life
Camp cookery
blockades (tentative)
blockade running (tentative)