Mark: "Myers" in script in conforming punch stamped on back of handle; inscribed: "PLM" on back of handle near top.
18.4 × 6 cm (7 1/4 × 2 3/8 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wardwell in honor of David Hanks
Extended information about this artwork
Maj. William Barksdale Myers, CSA (1839-1873), Richmond, VA, grandson of the maker; to his daughter, Leila Augusta Morgan (1868-1943) (m. John Hill Morgan (1870-1945) 1903; to their daughter, Leila M. (Mrs. Edward Roger) Wardwell (1907-1997) Farmington, CT; to her son, Allen Wardwell, New York, NY; given to the Art Institute of Chicago by Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wardwell, 1973.
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