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Bandbox

1949.73 (RS183177)

Description

Fragment. Lid of bandbox. Scene of the Erie Canal - the bridge at Little Falls. Small boat being pulled along the stone aqueduct by a horse. Small house and waterfall in foreground. Printed in red, pink, varnish green and white on a blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1830
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
Dimensions
20 1/4 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.73
Credit Line
Gift of Franics Newton
GUSN
179186
Reference Notes
Cadwallader D. Colden, "Memoir Prepared for the Celebration of the Completion of the New York Canals" "Hatboxes and Bandboxes at the Shelburne Museum", p. 132-4
Related Items
Accession number 1930.618 Relationship same pattern

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
canal
aqueduct
house
fly boat
Form
Bandbox
Paper Finish
Wove
Pattern No.
WP 372
State
Original
Theme
transportation, engineering, New York State
Paper Type
Handmade

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