Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1835-1840

GUSN

GUSN-49727

Description

Oval pasteboard bandbox (A) and lid (B) covered with wallpaper. Paper features outdoor scene of figures in Neoclassical dress. Block printed in pinks, greens, white and varnish green on a gray background. Lined with newspaper dated 1838.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Bandbox

Inscription

"Sarah P. Anthony / North Providence, R.I. / London / Physician" (Handwritten on inside bottom of box)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13 5/8 x 20 1/4 x 16 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1980.83AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

figures

Period/Style

NeoClassical