Pocketbook

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1839

GUSN

GUSN-30688

Description

Dark red (originally bright), ribbed surface; flap with strap closure; 2 compartments of blue/brown marbled paper; pencil holder; tape for holding note paper (missing).

Details

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
accessories
handmade
leather
paper (fiber product)
German
gifts
souvenirs
music
Men's personal gear
Unidentified Paper
Handmade
Sheet Music
Gifts
German
Keepsakes
WALLET

Inscription

Handwritten in ink on lining of flap and paper lining: 1) ""Louis Frederick Boston."" 2)paper lining: ""This Pocket Book, was given to me by my father August Frederick in Leipzig in Nov. 1839 on the Day of My Departure for America. Louis Fredrick."" 3)pocket: ""Jenkins - Herald Monday Morning Aug. 7, 1882""

Related Items

Title Painting Accession Number 1925.579

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Leipzig, Germany

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

3.875 x 6.125 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1925.577