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George Washington’s Camp Cup
Political History, Division of Social History, National Museum of American History

George Washington’s Camp Cup

Date: 1776
Catalog #: 1978.0303.01    Accession #: 1978.0303
Credit: Political History, Division of Social History, National Museum of American History

Maker

William Hollingshead (Maker)

George Washignton purchased two dozen cups in March 1776 for about 11 pounds.

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 3.5" H x 2.5" W x 2.5" D

Physical Description

Silver camp cup, engraved with the Washington family crest.

Specific History

This silver cup was owned by General George Washington.


Keywords

Country: United States
Era: Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s)
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