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Description

Trunk. Pine, leather, brass, iron. Newspaper lining, with notices dated 1830 and labeled Kennebunkport, Portland, etc. Rectangular form with hinged lid. Pine carcass with black leather covering. Leather reinforced edges with brass studs. Cast iron C-shaped handles at sides. Two express company labels on sides, each marked "Newburyport and Boston".

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1830
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
leather
pine (wood)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
case furniture
Iron
iron (metal)
Leather
leather
Pine
pine (wood)
TRUNK
trunks (containers)
Dimensions
14 x 14 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.76
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25567

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