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Object Name NECKLACE
Catalog Number 0985.13.01360a
Date ca. 1861-1865
Description Part of a necklace made of gutta-percha round links. It is part of six pieces broken apart. This piece is a section of rounded links.
Dimensions W-0.25 L-3.5 inches
Owned Fitzhugh Carter; Alice Leigh
Made unidentified Confederate POWs
Provenance The necklace was made from buttons by Confederate POWs and was sold at a Confederate bazaar in Liverpool, England. Capt. Fitzhugh Carter of the Confederate States Navy purchased it and then gave it to Miss Alice Leigh of New York (formerly of Richmond, VA).
People Carter, Fitzhugh
Leigh, Alice
Search Terms Liverpool, England, Great Britain
Southern Prisoners' Relief Fund (tentative)
Southern Bazaar
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war
Bazaars
Fundraisers
Fund raising
Fund raisers
jewelry
Blockade running
Blockades