Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Mexican Army Grenadier Company

Title

Mexican Army Grenadier Company "Guzman Bomb" emblem

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-GuzmanBomb

Files

Download BD0021-GuzmanBomb.JPG (66 KB)

Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History | United States History

Description

A flat plate with beveled corners. An applied exploding bomb centers the face of the plate with a large sprayed flame; this object could probably belong to a grenadier, cavalryman or artillery officer.

Waist Belt Plate “Guzman Bomb.”Ca. 1830’s-1840’s. Dug at the ruins of the Hacienda de Encarnación de Guzman, Coahuila, Mexico. Collection: Rich.Cast and filed brass, whole, with applied cast brass bomb.

Physical Description

.JPG, 1 File, 66.7 KB

Mexican Army Grenadier Company

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