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2001.281.17AB (RS189168)

Description

Rectangular wooden box (A) with attached lid (B). Box is covered with a roller-printed floral, ungrounded wallpaper, on four sides. Exterior left side is covered with paper that has nautical scene of lighthouse and ships. Interior of box is lined with a Boston newspaper dated December 30, 1859.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1860
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
4 1/4 x 8 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.17AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
271082

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
Nautical
Sea
Ships
Lighthouse
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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