Tobacco box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-20385

Description

Low rectangular tin box w/ hinged lid. Painted yellow w/ brown strips to resemble wood. Interior of lid painted blue w/ dark blue letters explaining product.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tobacco boxes
accessories
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
BOX, TOBACCO

Inscription

Painted on lid: ""WELDON/ SLICE/ SMOKING TOBACCO/ S.S. PIERCE CO./ BOSTON.""--[see worksheet for further inscription]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

S.S. Pierce Co.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1.125 x 4.375 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3552

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Kentucky (United States)
Virginia (United States)