Courage & Contradiction

Clay Marbles

Dublin Core

Title

Clay Marbles

Subject

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

Description

Clay Marbles. These eleven clay marbles are hand painted different colors with patterns and even paintings of small fruit on one marble.

To pass the time in between marches and battles many soldiers engaged in games for leisure. These marbles are a remnant of these activities.

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.

http://williamsonmuseum.org

Type

Object

Files

Citation

“Clay Marbles,” Courage & Contradiction, accessed October 23, 2017, http://civilwar.williamsonmuseumexhibits.org/items/show/36.