Box

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-17948

Description

Small round container. Japanned exterior. Vertical slits all around base create separate tin pieces that are pressed inward to fit lid on. Contains metal casings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
japanning
tin (metal)
Tin
Japanned
BOX

Inscription

Adhesive on top of lid: [paper label only partially legible] ""ELEY'S/ WATERPROOF/ CENTRAL FIRE""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

0.75 (H), 1.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2082