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Catalog Number 2014.44.3
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Engraved artillery shell casing.

The engraving depicts General Pershing, in the center of a stylized wreath or civic crown. A band of leaves. The civic crown and band possibly depict Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis).
Engraved - US [on design] GL Pershing [below] - 18 Pr Lot 114 CF S MRY 116 [additional marks on center cap]
Subjects World War 1
Shell art