Granville Sparrow powder flask, ca. 1850

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Granville Sparrow of Portland, a member of the 17th Maine Infantry, owned this brass powder flask that has a device at the top for measuring out the gunpowder.

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  • Title: Granville Sparrow powder flask, ca. 1850
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Brass
  • Local Code: 1998.453.34
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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