Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1830

GUSN

GUSN-179186

Description

Fragment. Lid of bandbox. Scene of the Erie Canal - the bridge at Little Falls. Small boat being pulled along the stone aqueduct by a horse. Small house and waterfall in foreground. Printed in red, pink, varnish green and white on a blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
Bandbox

Pattern No.

WP 372

Additional Identification Number

641

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1930.618

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

20 1/4 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Franics Newton

Accession Number

1949.73

Reference Notes

Cadwallader D. Colden, "Memoir Prepared for the Celebration of the Completion of the New York Canals" "Hatboxes and Bandboxes at the Shelburne Museum", p. 132-4

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

transportation, engineering, New York State

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

canal
aqueduct
house
fly boat