"Zapadores Bomb”

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Title: "Zapadores Bomb”
Author: Hinojosa, Manuel
Abstract: Exploding bomb with tree shaped flame and having an open-cut, European-style “Z” on the face of bomb; two fastening prongs with holes on reverse side: this object identifying a grenadier company of sappers, was probably worn on a cartridge box or shako.
Description: Company’s emblem. “Compania de Granaderos Baón de Zapadores.""Zapadores Bomb.”Ca. 1830’s-1840’s.Plate # Dug at the ruins of Presidio Anhuelo, Coahuila, Mexico. Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum. Port Isabel,Texas.Cast brass; whole.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2152.6/170
Date: 2010-12-22

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