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Description

Small mahogany box, paper print lining inside and desk remnants inc. jet pen nib and stamp and sealing wax. Image in top lining ("The Child Sorrow") of woman and 2 children in farmhouse setting, cottage and windmill in background, two goats near children. Inlaid piece on top of box, lock in front.

Details

Maker
Fisher (Maker)
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Stamped on top, center: ""Fisher/ 56 Chesnut St./ PHILADE..""
Location of origin
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Container
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Farm
farms
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Windmill
windmills
Dimensions
2.75 x 8.5 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2345
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18255

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