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Object Name Pin, Breast
Catalog Number 0985.13.00031c
Date 1864
Description Breast pin: made of carved beef bone, in shape of full blossom rose with leaves and two buds on a brass and steel pin. Part of a jewelry set consisting of a breast pin (c) and two earrings (a-b).
Material Bone/brass/steel
Owned John Latouche
Made unidentified Union POW, Richmond, Virginia, CSA
Provenance [POW artifact] Carved by a Federal prisoner of war in Libby Prison in 1864. Given to Capt. John Latouche, Adjutant of the prison.
People unidentified Union officer
Latouche, John
Search Terms Libby Prison
Richmond, Virginia
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war
prisons
jewelry
Carvings