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Rectangular pasteboard bandbox with lid. Box [A] and lid [B] are covered with multiple layers of block-printed wallpaper and newspaper. Uppermost layer is a white leaf and vine pattern on cinnamon ground. Interior lined with newspaper dated November 1857 and American Cosmopolitan Art Gallery painting catalogue.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"Mrs. Harry Nicholas / Main Rd. / Flanders, N.J. / Hat boxes" (handwritten)
"Dr. du Fule, / Jr. / Essex [illegible] / send / back" (Some illegible text)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
7 x 14 x 9 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott