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1986.280 (RS25629)

Description

Rectangular leather covered trunk w/ domed lid; top is ornamented w/ studs; lined w/ pages from a French book (dated 1752); iron hardware; tacks along edges.

Details

Maker
J. Merriman & Sons (Maker)
Date
1790-1810
Inscriptions
Sticker label inside trunk lid: ""J. Merrriman & Sons, (No.155) Leadenhall Street, London.""
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
leather
pine (wood)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
case furniture
Iron
iron (metal)
Leather
leather
Pine
pine (wood)
TRUNK
trunks (containers)
Dimensions
19.25 x 45.25 x 22 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.280
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
14270

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