Box

Date

1760-1820

GUSN

GUSN-4602

Description

Rectangular cased box with molded frame hinged top; dovetailed corner construction; wrought iron hasp closure, cotter pin hinges; old blue paint on exterior; box dividers missing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
iron (metal)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Iron
BOX

Inscription

Remnants of old label on inside of top with ""CHARLES WHIPPLE, Bookseller, No. 4, State Street, Newburyport.""

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

11.25 x 20.75 x 16.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.795

Places

Probably