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Description

Tin painted box w/ arched metal handle, hinged lid and 3 interior compartments--2 which have hinged covers w/ ringed handles on top; latch on front for closure; painted yellow.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
Written on front: ""Tapioca"" ""Irish Moss/ Alum/ Salt petre(?)""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
5.125 x 10.5 x 7.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2410
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19339

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