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A wooden oval band box covered with block printed wallpaper of pink and white flowers with green leaves on a blue ground. Lined with scrap paper, some with arithmetic exercises in ink, and newspaper scrap dated Jan.8, 1839. The inner bottom of the box is also filled with mathematic figures.
An inscription in ink on the underside of the lid is: M.L. Goodrow. In ink and pencil on notes in the box reads: over 130 yrs old/Home made/Loaned by/Minnie Goodrow. (In NFL's hand) newspapers/Concord/Keene/West Winchester/1839.
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
Title Doll Accession Number 1991.471
Attributed to Davis, Hannah (Maker)
Jaffrey, NH, USA
3 1/8 x 8 1/8 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
New Hampshire (United States)