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1977.795 (RS116758)

Description

Rectangular cased box with molded frame hinged top; dovetailed corner construction; wrought iron hasp closure, cotter pin hinges; old blue paint on exterior; box dividers missing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1820
Inscriptions
Remnants of old label on inside of top with ""CHARLES WHIPPLE, Bookseller, No. 4, State Street, Newburyport.""
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
pine (wood)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Iron
iron (metal)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
11.25 x 20.75 x 16.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.795
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4602

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