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Description

Canvas covered trunk w/ paper label #3. Leather straps at front sides; leather side handles. Hinged lid w/ interior lined in paper w/ blue detail. Canvas cover falling off to reveal painted wood underneath.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1871
Inscriptions
Painted on left side: ""R.H.T"" Stamped on left side: ""Storage Room/ Central Railroad of New Jersey/ December 20, 1871/ rec'd 12/30/ p.m. train"" Adhesive sticker on right side: ""New York Transfer Co./ Dodd's Express./ Tickets sold at our offices,/ Baggage filed for and checked from hotel or private residence to all points/ North, South, East and West./ 1301 Principle Offices/ #944 Broadway, NEW YORK,/ 1 Court St. (City Hall Square), Brooklyn./ FALL RIVER LINE"" Other sticker illegible.
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
canvas
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
canvas
case furniture
Coated Canvas
TRUNK
trunks (containers)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
20 x 30 x 18 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2020
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17886

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