Red Leather Wallet, 1769

Click to See Images: 
Red Leather Wallet, 1769
Artifact/Collection Number: 
AC 2001.7_1
Location: 
Shelf 32

A large wallet made of red leather with an ornate silver clasp (broken). The owner's name and the date, "WILLIAM TURNBULL 1769", are embossed in gold under the front flag of the wallet. The name "Alexander Turnbull" is also stamped on various folds within the wallet in black lettering. This item belonged to William Turnbull, son-in-law to Charles Nisbet, first president of Dickinson College.

Decade: 
Origin: 
Gift of Mrs. Louise Chase Sisk, 1969 and 1976
Subject: 
Format: