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Catalog Number 2014.44.154
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description 75mm shell casing vase carrying a U.S. 39th Division design.

The vase is decorated with raised text and the encircled delta symbol of the U.S. 39th Division on a finely stippled field. The embossed area is ringed by the wavy design that extends from the vase's fluted lower section. The inscription seems to commemorate the 142nd Field Artillery of the 39th Division.

Inscription:14 18 HENRY J DIEANGER 142 39

Headstamp: 75 DEC SC 717 17 BG
People Dieanger, Henry J
Subjects World War 1
Shell art
Vases
Brasswork
Insignia
Search Terms 39th Division
142nd Field Artillery