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Pocketbook

Description

Dark red (originally bright), ribbed surface; flap with strap closure; 2 compartments of blue/brown marbled paper; pencil holder; tape for holding note paper (missing).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1839
Inscriptions
Handwritten in ink on lining of flap and paper lining: 1) ""Louis Frederick Boston."" 2)paper lining: ""This Pocket Book, was given to me by my father August Frederick in Leipzig in Nov. 1839 on the Day of My Departure for America. Louis Fredrick."" 3)pocket: ""Jenkins - Herald Monday Morning Aug. 7, 1882""
Location of origin
Leipzig, Germany
Material
handmade
leather
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
German
Gifts
gifts
Handmade
handmade
Keepsakes
leather
Men's personal gear
music
paper (fiber product)
purses (ladies' accessories)
Sheet Music
souvenirs
Unidentified Paper
WALLET
Dimensions
3.875 x 6.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.577
GUSN
30688
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