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Description

Oval box with lid. Box (A): covered with beige paper; royal blue paper borders on top edge, bottom edge, and two side seams. Lid (B): covered with beige paper; royal blue paper borders of top edge, bottom edge, and one side seam.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Found in the attic of / #1 Joy St. (Mrs. Howland / Shaw's). The property of / Miss Henderson who m. / Theodore Lyman (mayor of Boston) and (?) grandmother / of Miss. (?)urham Shaw of / Harvard Mass. A loan. / This is something that / should be shown." (handwritten)
"For / Miss Henderson / No. 5 Pearl St. / New York" (handwritten)
"(?) Lyman / property" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
bandboxes (containers)
Box
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
9 3/8 x 11 5/8 x 6 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1921.42AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Dr. John Collins Warren
GUSN
29285

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
State
Original

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