Contributed by Bangor Historical Society
This bone ring was carved by John Colby Rich of Bangor while he was a prisoner of war during the Civil War. It is one of three bone rings that Rich sent home to his family as gifts.
About This Item
- Title: Bone ring, ca. 1861
- Creator: John Colby Rich
- Creation Date: circa 1861
- Subject Date: circa 1861
- Media: Bone, paint
- Dimensions: .7 cm x 2 cm
- Local Code: M25b
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Accessories (Clothing & dress)
- Capture & imprisonment
- Maine--Civil War
- Prisoners of war
- United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
For more information about this item, contact:Bangor Historical Society
159 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401
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