Soap Dish; Feeding Vessel

This is one of three of the white soap dishes that survived intact.; This anthropomorphic shaped feeding dish with a spout was used to feed the sick.

Description (physical):

Ironstone. L 13.5, W 10.3, H 5.7 cm; Ironstone. Feed Dish: L 12.7, mouth diam 8.3, H 4.1 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0023
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park

Soap

Large chunk of white powdered soap survived the years beneath the Yazoo River.

Description (physical):

Soap. L 19.7, W 10.2, TH 5.7 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0044
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park