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Trinket Box

Description

Rectangular, yellow, sliding cover; scene entitled "View of Brighton, Eng." in circular vignette, surrounded by leaves and flowers in greens and red. Tiny leaves painted on raised rim of box. Pink paper lining inside.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1832
Inscriptions
1) See Description. 2) Written in pencil on bottom of box: ""Presented by my / grand niece / Emily Holden / June 30, 1832 / Brighton"" and on reverse of lid: ""Ly Manque / from Mrs. / Golden / Byde 1832"".
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOX, TRINKET
boxes (containers)
Painted
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Brighton, England
Dimensions
1 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.208
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2207

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