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Description

Small unfinished pine box with round glass window cut in side. Possibly homemade Magic Lantern. Side piece slips for opening inside back and top wall covered in tin. Tin bracket piece on top covering small hole.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Stamped on back: ""J.L. Leavitts/ Flavoring Extracts/ 64 BROAD St./ BOSTON"" Adhesive on top: ""Assorted""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
pine (wood)
tin (metal)
Object type
Containers
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
Glass
glass (material)
Pine
pine (wood)
Tin
tin (metal)
People and organizations
J.L. Leavitts
Dimensions
7 x 6.125 x 4.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2351
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18263

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