Cigar box

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1860-1900

GUSN

GUSN-21293

Description

Cigar box with chalk and crayons; cover with paper hinge; paper labels and internal revenue stamp on box; black label from label maker on side: "CHALK & SCRATCH CRAYONS"

Details

Descriptive Terms

cigar boxes
wood (plant material)
BOX, CIGAR

Inscription

Printed label inside cover: ""FERDINAND HIRSCH KEY WEST, FLA."" ""CELESTINO PALACIO & CO. KEY WEST, FLA."" LITH OF F. HEPPENHIEMERS SONS 22-24 NWM ST. N.Y."" Label: ""LA ROSA""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Ferdinand Hirsch

Maker

Possibly Celestino Palacio & Co. (Manufacturer)
S. F. F. Heppenhiemer's Sons (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Key West, FL, USA; New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2.125 x 8 x 4.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5464

Places

Florida (United States)
New York state (United States)