Button, Royal Naval uniform: pattern 1843

Two buttons. Button. Domed. Rope twist edge. Within a raised circular border on a lined background is a pre-1901 crown above a fouled anchor with the rope tied to the ring at the top, then goes under the right-hand side of the stock, goes over the shank to the left and then under the shank to the right and finishes under the right arm. Commissioned officers.

Object Details

ID: UNI3212
Collection: Uniforms
Type: Button
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Gieve, Matthews & Seagrove Limited
Events: Benin Expedition, 1897
Date made: Unknown
People: Rawson, Harry Holdsworth
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Diameter: 17 mm

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