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Bandbox

2001.281.19AB (RS188316)

Description

Pasteboard bandbox with lid. Box [A] and lid [B] covered with a roller-printed floral wallpaper with criss-crossing grapevines, ivy and large flowers on tan ground. Lid rim is covered with a white, block-printed floral pattern wallpaper with polished ground, circa 1850. Lid interior lined with newspaper advertisement.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1865
Lid rim wallpaper circa 1850.
Inscriptions
"Moltups banner" (Additional text illegible, crossed out. Moltups?)
"Lieut. F.P.H. Rogers / 16th Regt. Massachusetts volunteer / Camp Hamilton / Old Point Comfort / Va" (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
8 3/4 x 10 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.19AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
271085

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
Grape Vine
Ivy
Tulip
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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