Straight Razors

Date:
c. 1862

Cairo sailors used staight razors or "cut throats" for shaving.

Description (physical):

Metal, wood. Blade L 14, W 2.1 cm; handle L 14, W 1.9 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0038
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park

Shaving Brush

Description (physical):

Wood, bristles. L 7.8 cm, Holder Dia 2.4 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0039
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park