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Description

Small coin bank, shaped like a book, faux leather cover.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Embossed on front of bank: ""(V)/THE BOSTON FIVE CENTS/SAVINGS BANK"" Embossed on back of bank: ""THREE CONVEINENTLY LOCATED OFFICES/ 80 SCHOOL STREET/BOSTON/696 CENTRE STREET/JAMAICA PLAIN/1808 CENTRE STREET/WEST ROXBURY"" Embossed on spine: ""TOM/THUMB/VOL XXX"" Engraved on bottom of bank: ""HARRINGTON/USA""
Associated Building
Subject Boston Five Cents Savings Bank.
Material
embossing
engraving (printing process)
machine-made
metal
Object type
Toy
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BANK, STILL
Banking
banks (containers)
Embossed
embossing
engraving (printing process)
Machine Made
machine-made
metal
Stipple Engraved
Toile de Genes
Unidentified Metal
People and organizations
Boston Five Cents Savings Bank
Accession Number
1996.8
Credit Line
Gift of Lane W. Goss
GUSN
9405

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