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Bandbox

1949.74 (RS183184)

Description

Fragment. Lid to bandbox. Scene of two-story, colonnaded building with central tower and trees on roof - New York City Hall. Printed in red, white and varnish green on 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
17 5/8 x 14 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.74
Credit Line
Gift of Francis Newton
GUSN
179187
Reference Notes
"Hat Boxes and Band Boxes at the Shelburne Museum", p. 170-171

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
architecture
colonnade
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Theme
municipal office
Paper Type
Handmade

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