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Object Name Basket, Miniature
Catalog Number 0985.13.00026
Date c. 1863
Description Miniature basket carved from a peach pit. It is a single-handled half oval basket. The surface is pitted corresponding to the nature of the material.
Dimensions H-1 W-0.75 L-0.5 inches
Owned Luther Ball Swann
Owner Regiment 23rd Virginia Cavalry, Co. G
Made unidentified Confederate POW
Provenance This example of prisoner of war art was given to Luther Ball Swann, grandfather of the donor, while he was imprisoned at Camp Chase, Ohio.
People Swann, Luther Ball
unidentified Confederate POW
Search Terms Camp Chase, Ohio
Subjects POW's
prisoners
Prisoners of war
Prison facilities
Baskets