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Description

Leather covered wooden carcass with brass studs along the edges. Cast iron hinges and lock. Leather carrying strap. The interior has a blue and white polka-dot paper.

Details

Maker
Nath'L B. March (Maker)
Date
1834-1867
Inscriptions
On a paper label is: Nath'L B. March, Saddle, Harness, & Trunk Maker, Daniel Street, Portsmouth, N.H. Also, military caps, & curled hair mattresses.
Location of origin
Portsmouth, NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
leather
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
case furniture
Iron
iron (metal)
Leather
leather
Studded
TRUNK
trunks (containers)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
8.25 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1531
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12244

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