Hatbox

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-53916

Description

Oval shape; tan leather; eight travel stickers on outside; lined with tan velvet padded hat support, with elastic strap; red leather trim; handle and strap on top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
leather
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Box, Accessory
Hatbox
Hatbox

Inscription

1) Label on box top, lining: red leather with gold lettering: ""MADE AT THE SOCIETY'S WORKS/ ARMY & NAVY COOPERATIVE SOCIETY -LIMITED/ A&NCSL/ 105 WICTORIA ST./ WESTMINSTER, S.W."" 2) Sticker on lid: ""ADAM'S EXPRESS COMPANY, BOSTON, MASS."" 3) Sticker on lid: ""---? STATE ROOM"" 4-8 are stickers located on the bottom part of the box: 4) ""CANADIAN PACIFIC OCEAN SERVICES LIMITED/ TRANS PACIFIC LINES-1 STATE ROOM/ Name: Walter H. Bradley/ To: Manila/ RMS: Empress --lidig(?) Sailing:---(?) Room No. 814"" 5) ""HONG KONG"" 6) ""TOR HOTEL - KOBE JAPAN"" 7) ""PACIFIC MAIL - S.S. CO - SHANGHAI-CABIN Mr. Walter H. Bradley Stateroom No.--SS.Venezuela"" 8) ""PALACE HOTEL - SHANGHAI CHINA""

Additional Identification Number

1944.847AB

Maker

Army & Navy Cooperative Society Ltd (Maker)

Location of Origin

Westminster, England, S.W.

Dimensions

11 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter H. Bradley

Accession Number

1944.847BC

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