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1948

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Bandbox (USA), 1801–11

This is a Bandbox. It is dated 1801–11 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is block-printed on handmade paper, cardboard support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Amelia L. Hill.

Its dimensions are

10 x 7 x 6.5 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on bottom of box in brown ink: "Catharine/Staples/Box"; inscribed inside lid in brown ink. "Catharine S. Staples" .

Cite this object as

Bandbox (USA), 1801–11; block-printed on handmade paper, cardboard support; 10 x 7 x 6.5 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/4 x 2 9/16 in.); Gift of Amelia L. Hill; 1948-32-1-a,b

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