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"Cawston Ostrich Farm, South Pasadena, California" Matchsafe, ca. 1900

This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is nickel-plated metal, printed celluloid. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener. It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 7 x 4 x 1.1 cm (2 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Printed on celluloid, on side, below hinge: "The Whitehead & Hoag Co., Newark, N.J."

Cite this object as

"Cawston Ostrich Farm, South Pasadena, California" Matchsafe, ca. 1900. nickel-plated metal, printed celluloid. Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener. 1978-146-68.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18495837/ |title="Cawston Ostrich Farm, South Pasadena, California" Matchsafe, ca. 1900 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=31 August 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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