Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

French Army Breast Waist Belt Plate “San Jacinto Lion Head”

Title

French Army Breast Waist Belt Plate “San Jacinto Lion Head”

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-LionBelt

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Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History | United States History

Description

A round disc with a Lion’s head. The reverse side is flat, except for an ovoid at the center of the disc. The belt loop is to the right with an applied s-link connector on the left. Traditional Hussar waist belt plate; a style used by officers and elite troops of Napoleon and adopted by English.

French Army Breast Waist Belt Plate “San Jacinto Lions Head” Ca. 1830’s-1840’s Plate # Belt: 48mm/disc ht 45mm Collection: San Jacinto Museum of Historical Association San Jacinto, Texas Cast brass, whole.

File 1: Front of the buckle.

File 2: Front of the buckle, zoomed out.

Physical Description

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French Army Breast Waist Belt Plate “San Jacinto Lion Head”

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