Bone ring, ca. 1861

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.

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About This Item

  • Title: Bone ring, ca. 1861
  • Creator: John Colby Rich
  • Creation Date: 1861–1865
  • Subject Date: 1861–1865
  • Media: Bone, paint
  • Dimensions: .8 cm x 2 cm
  • Local Code: M25a
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Bangor Historical Society
159 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 942-1900

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