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Object Name PAINT BRUSH
Catalog Number 1982.014.00003a-l, n-t
Description Twenty-four brushes one pen, and one pouncer are in a paint box (.3)
A - 10in brown handle with 1 3/4in metal ferrule and .5in hair tip
B - 10in wooden handle, brown with "Rubens" stamped on it, 2in metal ferrule with 1/4in hair tip
C- 12in wooden handle brown with dark wear towards the top near the 1 1/2in metal ferrule with 1/2in hair tip.
D- 10in wooden handle with "12" stamped on top with 1 1/2in metal ferrule, 1/2in hair tip is very sparse
E- 5 1/2in woden handle with "5/Windsor & Newton/L" stamped on handle. 1 1/2in metal ferrule with sparse 1/4in hair tip
F- 5 1/2in wooden handle with "7/Windsor & Newton/L/England" stamped on handle, with 2in metal ferrule 1/4in hair tip
G- 4 1/2in wooden handle painted black, with a 1in metal ferrule 1 1/2in hair tip that is getting sparse.
H- 5in woden handle with 1 1/2in metal ferrule with 1in bushy hair tip
I- 11in wooden handle with 1 1/2in metal ferrule with 1/2 in hair tip with yellowish coloration.
J-10in wooden handle with yellow color and "1/Rubens" stamped on handle, 2in metal ferrule with 1/4in hair tip
K-11in wooden handle with "6" stamped on top with 2in metal ferrule and hair 1in hair tip that is sparse
L- 11in wooden handle with "Reeves & Sons" stamped on with 2 1/4in metal ferrule with 1/2in hair tip with black residue on tip and ferrule
N- 10 in yellow wooden handle with 1 1/4in metal ferrule, 1/2in hair tip
O-9 1/2in wooden handle with "5" stamped on it, 1 1/4in metal ferrule with hair tip very sparse
P- 10 1/4in wooden handle with "F.W. Devoe & Co. NY" stamped on it,1in gold colored ferrule and 1/2in hair tip
Q- 4 1/2in black painted wooden handle with brushes at either end, one with a 1in metal ferrule with 1/2in hair tip and the other end a 1 3/4in metal ferrule with a 1/4in hair tip
R- 5 3/4in red stained handle with 1 1/2in metal ferrule and 1/4in hair tip
S-10in wooden handel with "The Palette Art Co/3", 1 1/4in gold colored metal ferrule and 1/2in hair tip
T- Dip pen with 4 1/2in black pen holder, 1 1/2in gold colored pen grip with "E. Faber" stamped on it, and 3/4in pen nib
Owned Allen Christian Redwood
Owner Regiment 55th Virginia Infantry, Co. C
1st Maryland Cavalry, Co. C
Provenance The paint box and brushes belonged to Allen Christian Redwood, a member of Co. C, 55th Virginia Infantry. Redwood used the paints and brushes to make sketches from which he later made finished paintings.
People Redwood, Allen Christian