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Bandbox And Lid, Deaf and Dumb Asylum, ca. 1831

This is a Bandbox and lid. It is dated ca. 1831 and we acquired it in 1913. Its medium is block-printed on handmade paper, pasteboard support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

45 x 38 x 34 cm (17 11/16 x 14 15/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Written inside lid, in pencil: "Rosanna Carmany 1836."

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Bandbox And Lid, Deaf and Dumb Asylum, ca. 1831; USA; block-printed on handmade paper, pasteboard support; 45 x 38 x 34 cm (17 11/16 x 14 15/16 x 13 3/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1913-17-16-a,b

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