Fire colors

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-18242

Description

Box of "driftwood blaze" for adding color to open fires. White cardboard box w/ 2 fingergrips on sides, containing 4 red boxes w/ powder inside. Image on front of large box w/ fire in front and 6 elves in back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fireworks (explosive equipment)
cardboard
powder
Cardboard
Powder
FIREWORKS

Inscription

Printed on front of box: ""DRIFTWOOD BLAZE/ FOR COLORS/ IN OPEN FIRES""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Public Entertainment Device

Dimensions

1 x 2.125 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2332