”Animas Tree Flame Bomb”

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Title: ”Animas Tree Flame Bomb”
Author: Hinojosa, Manuel
Abstract: Exploding bomb having a flame in the shape of a tree; two fastening prongs with holes on reverse side; this object identifying a company of grenadiers of an infantry battalion, was probably worn on a cartridge box or shako.This bomb is very similar to the “Zapadores bomb” and Animas was also the dig site of another open-cut “Z” bomb.
Description: Company’s emblem. “Compania de Granaderos, Regimiento de Infanteria Permanente.”"Animas Tree Flame Bomb.”Ca. 1830’s-1840’s.Plate # Dug at the ruins of Estancia Vaqueria de Las Animas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico.Cast brass, whole.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2152.6/168
Date: 2010-12-22

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