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Tin box

Description

Rectangular tin box w/ removable lid. Sides of lid extend down length of box. Top painted black w/ gilt trim and gilt letters advertising laxative. Bottom of box is undecorated tin.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
Painted on lid: ""The Sealed Seidlitz Powder"" [see worksheet for further inscription about product]
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Merchandising T&E
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
1.625 x 4.5 x 3.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3560
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20393

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