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Bandbox, Walking Beam Sidewheeler, ca. 1840

This is a Bandbox. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1913. Its medium is block printed paper on pasteboard support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Walking Beam Sidewheeler.

This object was donated by Mrs. Frederick F. Thompson. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Frederick F. Thompson.

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Its dimensions are

39.5 x 29 x 26 cm (15 9/16 x 11 7/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Bandbox, Walking Beam Sidewheeler, ca. 1840; USA; block printed paper on pasteboard support; 39.5 x 29 x 26 cm (15 9/16 x 11 7/16 x 10 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Frederick F. Thompson; 1913-45-8-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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