Cartouche bag, Letter badges; Unknown; c.1845-1900; 2010_338_7_1-4
Cartouche bag, Letter badgesAbout this object
1. Leather 'cartouche' bag-tin with leather flap. Silver metal bugle on front, metal rings on sides and stud on base, painted red inside. 2. Metal badge '4'. 3. Metal badge ' 6'. 4. Brass letter 'N' or 'Z'. This uniform was used as a 'prop' during Helioscope Lantern shows put on by donor's uncle Egbert Dowson pre 1900. Trooper Egbert John Dowson 3225 died of enteric fever in 1901 during the Boer War, he was in the 6th New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 16 Company, Auckland Section.Maker
1.15cm length x 7.5cm width 3cm depth, 2. 2.1cm length x 1.7cm width, 3. 2.1cm length x 1.5cm width, 4. 1.2cm length x 1.4cm widthSubject and Association Description
Dowson CollectionCredit Line
Melvin DowsonObject Type
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