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The New Infantry Cap.

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The New Infantry Cap.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Hats -- Military

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1873
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC HATS-Mil
Military uniforms
Content: Title from folder.
Content: Printed on border: "In our no. 77, we engraved a new cap proposed to be substituted for that now worn by our infantry. The new pattern does not appear to have been generally approved of, and that now represented has been manufactured by Mr. Lock, of St. James's-street, to supersede the proposed one. It is, certainly, of more handsome form : the cap is covered with black cloth, the crown and brim being of black varnished leather; in front is a brass star, surmounted with the crown, and across is a large brass curb chain, fastened on each side with brass…"
Source identifier: ILN (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1714399
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17660645
Barcode: 33333159386537
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c2ccac50-c553-012f-5182-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1873: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The New Infantry Cap." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1873. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-25d9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The New Infantry Cap." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-25d9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1873). The New Infantry Cap. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-25d9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The New Infantry Cap.