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Tobacco box

Description

Low rectangular tin box w/ hinged lid. Painted yellow w/ brown strips to resemble wood. Interior of lid painted blue w/ dark blue letters explaining product.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
Painted on lid: ""WELDON/ SLICE/ SMOKING TOBACCO/ S.S. PIERCE CO./ BOSTON.""--[see worksheet for further inscription]
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Kentucky (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
Virginia (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
BOX, TOBACCO
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
tobacco boxes
People and organizations
S.S. Pierce Co.
Dimensions
1.125 x 4.375 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3552
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20385

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