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Bandbox (USA), 1843

This is a Bandbox. It was manufactured by Hannah Davis. It is dated 1843 and we acquired it in 1913. Its medium is block-printed paper, wood support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

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

Its dimensions are

42 x 32 x 31 cm (16 9/16 x 12 5/8 x 12 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Bandbox (USA), 1843; Manufactured by Hannah Davis (1784 – 1863); block-printed paper, wood support; 42 x 32 x 31 cm (16 9/16 x 12 5/8 x 12 3/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1913-17-25-a,b

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