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Bandbox

2001.281.23AB (RS188941)

Description

Bandbox with lid. Bandbox [A] and lid [B] constructed of wood and covered with pasteboard then multiple layers of decorative paper. Outermost layer is a roller-printed yellow and red wildflower wallpaper on tan ground. Box and lid are lined with newspaper, advertisement and calendar papers.

Details

Maker
Henry Gledhill & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1890-1900
Calendar paper lining interior dated 1891 and 1892.
Inscriptions
"Henry Gledhill & Co. N.Y." (Stamped four times)
"16 / 1661" (handwritten)
Location of origin
New York, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
11 1/8 x 18 1/2 x 13 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.23AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
271099
Related Items
Title Bandbox Accession number 2001.281.24AB Notes Box 2001.281.24AB found inside box 2001.281.23AB.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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