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Object Name BOX
Catalog Number 0985.13.00250
Date 1861-1865
Description Pine box with two lateral bands carved into the body. A blue background with white diamonds is on the bands. The rest of the box has the remnants of a pebble covering. The lid is held affixed with two hinges.
Dimensions H-3.5 W-6 L-4.5 inches
Owned Thomas J. Sims
Made Thomas J. Sims
Provenance One of two pebble covered boxes made by Thomas J. Sims of Louisa County, Virginia while in prison at Point Lookout, Maryland.
People Sims, Thomas J.
Search Terms Point Lookout Military Prison, Maryland
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war