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Bandbox (USA), 1840s

This is a Bandbox. It is dated 1840s and we acquired it in 1913. Its medium is machine-printed paper, pasteboard support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Alexander Wilson Drake. It is credited Gift of Alexander Wilson Drake.

Its dimensions are

33 x 28 x 17 cm (13 x 11 x 6 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Bandbox (USA), 1840s; machine-printed paper, pasteboard support; 33 x 28 x 17 cm (13 x 11 x 6 11/16 in.); Gift of Alexander Wilson Drake; 1913-9-4-a,b

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