Courage & Contradiction

Folding Cup with Cardboard Case

Dublin Core

Title

Folding Cup with Cardboard Case

Subject

United States -- Texas -- Williamson County.
War (Civil War).

Description

1860s-era folding cup with cardboard case. This sturdy cardboard case has a faux-leather exterior for decoration. The collapsible cup consists of five interlocking rings.
Such easily-stored cups were popular and useful personal items for soldiers.

Date

1860s

Contributor

This collection is courtesy of Tommy Gonzalez. We would like to thank him for the generosity he has shown the museum.

All photographs are courtesy of Georgene Richaud. Georgene, thank you for your contribution!

Rights

All rights to the images are held by Tommy Gonzalez. This image is posted for non-profit educational purposes, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information, contact The Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626.

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Type

Object

Files

Citation

“Folding Cup with Cardboard Case,” Courage & Contradiction, accessed December 11, 2017, http://civilwar.williamsonmuseumexhibits.org/items/show/15.