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Cigar box

Description

Wood cigar box with white painted edges and polychrome printed paper closure showing a woman and a second blue and black printed closure printed "25 cigars," containing approximately 200 cardboard cards advertising Kinney Bros. cigarettes.

Details

Maker
Kinney Bros. (Manufacturer)
Date
1883
Inscriptions
Stamped, printed and penciled on top, right side, front, back sides and bottom: Top: ""Flor de Madeleine/ 25 U.S. INTER. REV./ SERIES OF 1883/ ACT OF MARCH 3D, 1883/ FOR CANCELLATION"" Right side: ""Clara"" Front side: ""...uritanos Finos"" Bottom: ""FACTORY NO. 1054/ 3RD DIST. N.Y./ 25/ A/ 8"" Back: ""GEO. H. GREENWOOD, 43 Boylston St/ BOSTON""
Location of origin
MD, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cardboard
cutting (dividing)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
stamping (forming)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Maryland (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX, CIGAR
Cardboard
cardboard
cigar boxes
Cut
cutting (dividing)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Stamped
stamping (forming)
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5.625 x 5.25 x 1.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5080
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24197

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