Bandbox And Lid, "Engine Company No. 13", 1831–44 Block-printed on handmade paper, pasteboard support. Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt. 1917-36-7-a,b.
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Scene depicts firemen pulling Engine No. 13 toward a burning house. Yellow ground color, block printed in pink and white distemper colors and in olive green/brown with glossy finish. This design continues three times around the circumference of the box. Border paper around lid: on green ground, branching stem block-printed in white and pink.