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Bandbox

1934.352AB (RS188156)

Description

Bandbox and lid. The bandbox (A) depicts the winner of a team chariot race. Since women were not able to participate nor attend the Olympic Games in Greece, they formed their own called the Heraea Games, after Hera, Queen of the gods. Printed in white, grey, brown and black on a blue ground. Lid (B) is covered in paper showing several eagles on branches abve flowers. Printed in white, brown and black on a blue ground.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1840
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Bandbox
bandboxes (containers)
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
12 3/4 x 18 7/8 x 15 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.352AB
GUSN
36542
Related Items
Title Bandbox Accession number 1918.2AB Notes Same paper.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
eagles
flowers
goddesses
Form
Bandbox
State
Original

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