Box

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-18255

Description

Small mahogany box, paper print lining inside and desk remnants inc. jet pen nib and stamp and sealing wax. Image in top lining ("The Child Sorrow") of woman and 2 children in farmhouse setting, cottage and windmill in background, two goats near children. Inlaid piece on top of box, lock in front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
mahogany (wood)
paper (fiber product)
farms
windmills
Mahogany
Unidentified Paper
Farm
Windmill
BOX

Inscription

Stamped on top, center: ""Fisher/ 56 Chesnut St./ PHILADE..""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Fisher (Maker)

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Dimensions

2.75 x 8.5 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2345

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)