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Congressional Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Major General John E. Wool (1784–1869)

Samuel Jackson (American, Baltimore, active 1833–70)

Date:
1854–55
Geography:
Baltimore, Maryland
Culture:
American, possibly Baltimore
Medium:
Gold, gilt-brass, diamonds, rubies, steel
Dimensions:
L. 39 3/16 in. (99.6 cm); W. of hilt, 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm); L. of sword, 38 13/16 in. (98.5 cm); L. of blade, 31 7/16 in. (79.9 cm); L. of scabbard, 31 7/8 in. (81 cm)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger and Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Goelet Gifts, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.8a–c
35650

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