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Image 092220 16x9 Philadelphia Powder Horn Collection Item Philadelphiapowderhorn 0

Philadelphia Powder Horn

This decoratively engraved powder horn includes a view of Philadelphia’s busy waterfront on the eve of the American Revolution.
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Image 091120 Samuel Dudley Powder Horn Collection Samueldudleyspowderhorn

Samuel Dudley's Powder Horn

This charming powder horn was decorated for a New England soldier Samuel Dudley serving in Warwick, Rhode Island, in December 1777.
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This image shows Reverend George Whitefield’s flagon. It is silver with an engraving reading “Rev. George Whitefield, Tabernacle, Bristol.” It is displayed against a white background.

Reverend George Whitefield’s Flagon

This communion flagon is engraved for Bristol Tabernacle, an English church established by the Reverend George Whitefield in the 1750s.
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Image 091120 Fringed Linen Shirt Collection Hunting Shirt

Linen Hunting Shirt

This uniquely American hunting shirt, which were worn by many riflemen from the mid-Atlantic area, originated in the Virginia backcountry.
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Image 092220 16x9 Peter Muhlenberg Pistols Muhlenberg Pistols

Peter Muhlenberg's Pistols

German-American Brigadier General Muhlenberg (1746-1807) carried these English holster pistols during the American Revolution.
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Image 091120 British Gorget Collection 1776 Englishgorget

British Gorget

This silver gorget was made in England in 1775-1776 for an officer of the British Army’s 60th or Royal American Regiment.
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This image shows a French gorget. It is gold with a silver crown symbol in the center. It is displayed against a white background.

French Gorget

This gorget, displaying the royal arms of the Bourbon kings of France, was a vestigial piece of armor worn by a French officer as a sign of rank.
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Image 120320 16x9 Collections Creamware Punchbowl 1

Creamware Punch Bowl

Produced in England in the 1790s, this ceramic punch bowl was made to be purchased by an American and is an example of how people used everyday objects to express political opinions.
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Image 091120 George Washington Camp Cups Silver Camp Cups

George Washington's Camp Cups

These cups, with later commemorative inscriptions, are part of a set of twelve that descended in the Washington family and are said to have been owned and used by George Washington during the war.
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Image 091120 General George Washington Standard Flag Collection Washington Headquarters Flag 72

Washington's Headquarters Flag

Believed to be the earliest surviving 13-star American flag, Washington's Standard marked his presence throughout the war.
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