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Box for Eagle Pencils, Eagle Pencil Company's Works, office & salesroom, 377 & 379 Broadway, New York, New York, undated

EP002.02.026 (RS133293)

Description

The square white box holds one half gross of no. 218 medium Academic Lead Pencils. The pencils won a prize at the International Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876. The factory image has Pen & Pencil Cases & Rubber Works located on 14 Fore Street in London. An eagle holds the banner with the text "Eagle Pencils" above the factory in the image.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection, 2011 donation
Collection Code
EP002
Physical Description
1 box ; 1 3/4 x 7 1/4 x 4 inches
Dimensions
1 3/4x 7 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
253205
Reference Code
EP002.02.026

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
packaging
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
Material Type
boxes (containers)
Places
New York City (New York state)
London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)

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