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Knapsack, Volunteer Infantry

Soldier's Knapsack, Volunteer Infantry, 1800-1815. This canvas knapsack was made by 'Trotters London' and has the Royal Crest of King George III painted on the front. The knapsack opens out flat and there are two inside canvas pockets closed with bone buttons. This type of knapsack was used by Volunteer Infantry in County Durham during the Napoleonic Wars. Acc No: 38/1

Date:
1800-1815
Item Type:
photograph
Reference:
38.1

Knapsack, Volunteer Infantry is an object from the Durham Light Infantry (DLI) Collection.

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