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1918

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Bandbox (USA), ca. 1840

This is a Bandbox. It was manufactured by Hannah Davis. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1918. Its medium is block-printed paper, wood 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 35 x 33 cm (17 11/16 x 13 3/4 x 13 in.)

Cite this object as

Bandbox (USA), ca. 1840; Manufactured by Hannah Davis (1784 – 1863); block-printed paper, wood support; 45 x 35 x 33 cm (17 11/16 x 13 3/4 x 13 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1918-19-3-a,b

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