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Description

Trunk. Wood, leather, brass. "JET" initialed on top of flat-rectangular trunk covered in black leather and bound with metal straps. Iron handles at each side; interior lined w/ issues of "Newburyport Herald" from 1811 and 1812.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1815
Inscriptions
See description.
Material
brass (alloy)
leather
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
case furniture
leather
Leather
TRUNK
trunks (containers)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
14 x 19 1/8 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.213
GUSN
25347

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