Cigar box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1883

GUSN

GUSN-24197

Description

Wood cigar box with white painted edges and polychrome printed paper closure showing a woman and a second blue and black printed closure printed "25 cigars," containing approximately 200 cardboard cards advertising Kinney Bros. cigarettes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cigar boxes
cardboard
cutting (dividing)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
stamping (forming)
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Paper
Cardboard
Cut
Transfer Printed
Stamped
BOX, CIGAR

Inscription

Stamped, printed and penciled on top, right side, front, back sides and bottom: Top: ""Flor de Madeleine/ 25 U.S. INTER. REV./ SERIES OF 1883/ ACT OF MARCH 3D, 1883/ FOR CANCELLATION"" Right side: ""Clara"" Front side: ""...uritanos Finos"" Bottom: ""FACTORY NO. 1054/ 3RD DIST. N.Y./ 25/ A/ 8"" Back: ""GEO. H. GREENWOOD, 43 Boylston St/ BOSTON""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Kinney Bros. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

MD, USA

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

5.625 x 5.25 x 1.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5080

Places

Maryland (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
New York state (United States)