"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.
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.