Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1835-1840

GUSN

GUSN-2446

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
bentwood
pine (wood)
spruce (wood)
wallpapers
pine (wood)
Wallpaper
Pine
Spruce
Bentwood
Bandbox

Inscription

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.

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.470 A,B

Maker

Attributed to Davis, Hannah (Maker)

Location of Origin

Jaffrey, NH, USA

Dimensions

3 1/8 x 8 1/8 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.470A

Places

New Hampshire (United States)
Probably

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