Matchbox Cover

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

GUSN

GUSN-311829

Description

Small match box cover. (Sliding box missing) Laminated paper cover with metal frame over wood. Top of cover has printed image of house and in the right corner an oval portrait of man with glasses, pointing toward the viewer. Ignighter strip on one side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
metal
Matchbox
Matchbox

Inscription

"L. D. GRISWOLD LAND CO. / Largest Developers of Land in New England / Main Office, 108 Massachusetts Ave., BOSTON, MASS. / Telephone Back Bay 1873-7093 / THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N.J." (printed)
"SOME OF OUR DEVELOPMENTS / CAMBRIDGE - MELROSE - SAUGUS / WAKEFIELD - REVERE / MILTON - ARLINGTON - CHELSEA / EAST BOSTON - EVERETT / WATERTOWN - HYDE PARK - MATTAPAN / GROTON - WINTER HOMES / SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. - BOSTON / BRIGHTON - WINCHESTER - STONEHAM / Telephone Back Bay 1873-7093" (Printed in green, on cover bottom.)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3/4 x 2 5/16 x 1 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins

Accession Number

1946.641