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Catalog Number C14.516.1-2
Title Russo-Japanese Peace Treaty Shell Casings
Object Name Shell, Artillery
Description 2 small cylindrical brass artillery shells. Engraved on side: "Treaty of Portsmouth/Sept. 5, 1905 3.47. P.M/Russia-Japan/This shell used in firing/salute in honor of signing/of Peace Treaty". "M" stamped on bottom; concentric circles at center.
Date 1905
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1905
Dimensions H-12 W-24 Dia-3 inches
Material Brass
Place of Origin USA
Provenance These shells were used in firing the salute in honor of the signing of the Russo-Japanese Peace Treaty in 1905.
People Kesler, Jeanette N.
Search Terms Russian-Japanese Peace Conference
Russian-Japanese Peace Treaty
Russo-Japanese Peace Treaty
Russo-Japanese War
Subjects Treaty of Portsmouth (1905)
Treaties
Shells
Artillery
Artillery shells
Saluting