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Hatbox

1944.847BC (RS263133)

Description

Oval shape; tan leather; 8 travel stickers on outside; lined with tan velvet padded hat support, with elastic strap; red leather trim; handle and strap on top.

Details

Maker
Army & Navy Cooperative Society Ltd (Maker)
Date
1900-1991
Inscriptions
1) Label on box top, lining: red leather with gold lettering: ""MADE AT THE SOCIETY'S WORKS/ ARMY & NAVY COOPERATIVE SOCIETY -LIMITED/ A&NCSL/ 105 WICTORIA ST./ WESTMINSTER, S.W."" 2) Sticker on lid: ""ADAM'S EXPRESS COMPANY, BOSTON, MASS."" 3) Sticker on lid: ""---? STATE ROOM"" 4-8 are stickers located on the bottom part of the box: 4) ""CANADIAN PACIFIC OCEAN SERVICES LIMITED/ TRANS PACIFIC LINES-1 STATE ROOM/ Name: Walter H. Bradley/ To: Manila/ RMS: Empress --lidig(?) Sailing:---(?) Room No. 814"" 5) ""HONG KONG"" 6) ""TOR HOTEL - KOBE JAPAN"" 7) ""PACIFIC MAIL - S.S. CO - SHANGHAI-CABIN Mr. Walter H. Bradley Stateroom No.--SS.Venezuela"" 8) ""PALACE HOTEL - SHANGHAI CHINA""
Location of origin
Westminster, England, S.W.
Material
leather
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Descriptive terms
bandboxes (containers)
Box, Accessory
Hatbox
leather
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Accession Number
1944.847BC
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Walter H. Bradley
GUSN
53916
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