Trunk

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-50766

Description

Square-shaped trunk. Pine, leather, metal, brass. Black leather covered form with waterfall-edged flat top; metal strapping with brass bosses, sides, and center. Leather straps at sides. Remains of leather straps. Leather tooled with geometric pattern. Lined with linen. Tray with cotton toupe(?) bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trunks (containers)
accessories
case furniture
brass (alloy)
leather
metal
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Leather
Unidentified Metal
Brass
TRUNK

Inscription

Stencil on side and label on side and interior: Stencil: ""Little"" Label on side: ""Midland Railway/Liverpool"" ""Am. Express""...(?)...etc. Label on interior: ""Atkins A. Clark/30 Elm Street, Corner of Beattle Square, 15 school near/Washington Street and 28 Merrimac Street/Boston./Manufacturer of/Solid leather, Best top, Fancy and Common, Trunks,/Valises, Carpet bags & Co/also Ladies' Bonnet and Dress Trunks/Trunks repaired at Short Notice""

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Clark, Atkins A. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

18 2/4 x 22 2/4 x 18 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.275

Places

Massachusetts (United States)