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Bandbox (A) with lid (B). Lid: Scene of lively squirrels. One has an acorn and the other, on all fours, wants it. Box: Scene of a stag hunt. Stag is leaping through a forest with dogs nipping at its heels.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"From/ S.M. Hurlbert's/ Paste Board Band Box Manufactory,/ No. 25 Court Street, Boston." (On underside of lid)
"W.P. 650 H.B. 51" (Applied)
S.M. Hurlbert (Manufacturer)
12 1/2 x 19 x 14 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
Lilian Baker Carlisle, "Hat Boxes and Bandboxes at Shelburne Museum," pg. 33 Lynn, Pg. 298, fig. 13-7.
Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Title Bandbox Accession Number 2001.281.20AB
acorns box: stags