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This jar of Cavalier Boot Creme was recovered from a farmstead in Chase County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2005. The polish was used to shine and weatherproof boots and shoes and was manufactured by the Cavalier Shoe Polish Company of Baltimore, Maryland. Cavaliers were supporters of King Charles I during the English Civil War and are seen as dashing characters. A cavalier's boot appears on the jar's lid and along the side of the jar in addition to two cavaliers on horseback. The site was excavated in 1980 during the Emporia State University's archaeological field school.

Date: 1920-1961

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Item Number: 507508
Call Number: 14CS701 1-7-203 2005.G
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 507508

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