Trunk

Date

1860-1871

GUSN

GUSN-17886

Description

Canvas covered trunk w/ paper label #3. Leather straps at front sides; leather side handles. Hinged lid w/ interior lined in paper w/ blue detail. Canvas cover falling off to reveal painted wood underneath.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trunks (containers)
accessories
case furniture
canvas
wood (plant material)
Coated Canvas
TRUNK

Inscription

Painted on left side: ""R.H.T"" Stamped on left side: ""Storage Room/ Central Railroad of New Jersey/ December 20, 1871/ rec'd 12/30/ p.m. train"" Adhesive sticker on right side: ""New York Transfer Co./ Dodd's Express./ Tickets sold at our offices,/ Baggage filed for and checked from hotel or private residence to all points/ North, South, East and West./ 1301 Principle Offices/ #944 Broadway, NEW YORK,/ 1 Court St. (City Hall Square), Brooklyn./ FALL RIVER LINE"" Other sticker illegible.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

20 x 30 x 18 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2020