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1998.2332 (RS24212)

Description

Box of "driftwood blaze" for adding color to open fires. White cardboard box w/ 2 fingergrips on sides, containing 4 red boxes w/ powder inside. Image on front of large box w/ fire in front and 6 elves in back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
Printed on front of box: ""DRIFTWOOD BLAZE/ FOR COLORS/ IN OPEN FIRES""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cardboard
powder
Object type
Public Entertainment Device
Descriptive terms
cardboard
Cardboard
FIREWORKS
fireworks (explosive equipment)
Powder
powder
Dimensions
1 x 2.125 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2332
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18242

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