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What is this?

On box, large-scale floral sprig set within a vining foliate framework. On lid, sailing vessel on ocean, with legend: Prosperity to our Commerce and Manufacturers. Printed in pink, white and olive on a yellow ground.

This is a bandbox and lid from United States. It is dated ca. 1830 and we acquired it in 1917. Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

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Its medium is

block-printed paper on pasteboard support

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 46 x 37 x 31cm (18 1/8 x 14 9/16 x 12 3/16in.)

This object was catalogued by Calvin S. Hathaway and donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt

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