Box

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-19339

Description

Tin painted box w/ arched metal handle, hinged lid and 3 interior compartments--2 which have hinged covers w/ ringed handles on top; latch on front for closure; painted yellow.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
BOX

Inscription

Written on front: ""Tapioca"" ""Irish Moss/ Alum/ Salt petre(?)""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.125 x 10.5 x 7.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2410