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Description

Small round container. Japanned exterior. Vertical slits all around base create separate tin pieces that are pressed inward to fit lid on. Contains metal casings.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Inscriptions
Adhesive on top of lid: [paper label only partially legible] ""ELEY'S/ WATERPROOF/ CENTRAL FIRE""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
japanning
tin (metal)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Japanned
japanning
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
0.75 (H), 1.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2082
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17948

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