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Slate

Description

Pocket book slate; brown leather cover; inside cover has 1872 calendar; two slate pages inside with pencil handwriting.

Details

Maker
New York Silicate Book Slate Co. (Maker)
Date
1872
Patent Aug. 25, 1868
Inscriptions
"POCKET/BOOK SLATE" (stamped)
"Calendar & Book Slate/ Secured by Letters Patent Feb. 21, 1857, Jan. 15, 1867, Aug. 25, 1868/ Quartz Surface" (in negative)
"The New York Silicate Book Slate Co./ 191 Fulton, N. Y." (printed)
"[Numbers, Drawing of a Window, Measurements]" (handwritten)
Material
cardboard
leather
paper (fiber product)
slate (rock)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Places
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Massachusetts (United States)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
cardboard
Chalkboard
leather
paper (fiber product)
slate (rock)
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2004.41.15
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
223638

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