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Object Name Mirror, Hand
Catalog Number 0985.13.00015
Description Hand mirror in a round stamped tin case. One half of the case serves as a stand for the mirror when open. The upper case is stamped with an American eagle and the words, "United States of America". The back has three rings of raised beaded circles with stem and leaf designs between and the initials "B.C." with "Brevete A Paris" in block letters around.
Dimensions D-0.2 Dia-3.5 inches
Owned Philip Aylett Fitzhugh
Owner Regiment 21st Brigade, 4th Division, Virginia Militia
Made Brevete
Provenance Mirror used by Dr. Phillip Aylett Fitzhugh, Quartermaster 21st Brigade Virginia Militia. "He was a prisoner of war at Fort McHenry and slept in a horse stable."

Given by Mrs. William Bullett Fitzhugh.
People Fitzhugh, Philip Aylett
Search Terms Fort McHenry
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war