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What is this?

Box has yellow field with brown, blue and green printing representing a canal in a landscape. Top does not belong with box. Printed in browns, with a tempietto.

This is a bandbox and lid from United States. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1913. Gift of Mrs. James O. Green. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

block-printed on paper, pasteboard support

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 25.4 x 38.5 x 30.2 cm (10 in. x 15 3/16 in. x 11 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Written in ink on label on lid exterior: Mrs. Briant Pine Plains

This object was donated by Mrs. James O. Green

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18177753/ |title=Bandbox And Lid, "Grand Canal", ca. 1840 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=23 July 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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