Tin box

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-20393

Description

Rectangular tin box w/ removable lid. Sides of lid extend down length of box. Top painted black w/ gilt trim and gilt letters advertising laxative. Bottom of box is undecorated tin.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Painted on lid: ""The Sealed Seidlitz Powder"" [see worksheet for further inscription about product]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Merchandising T&E

Dimensions

1.625 x 4.5 x 3.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3560