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Bandbox (USA), 1800–1830

This is a Bandbox. It was manufactured by Jesse Baker. It is dated 1800–1830 and we acquired it in 1930. Its medium is block-printed paper on pasteboard support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Norton Paton.

Its dimensions are

34 x 24 x 25 cm (13 3/8 x 9 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on label pasted on inside of cover: From Jesse Baker, Paper Box Manfr. No. 21 Bank St. bet. Market & Chestnut & 2nd & 3rd, Phil-delphia.

Cite this object as

Bandbox (USA), 1800–1830; Manufactured by Jesse Baker ; block-printed paper on pasteboard support; 34 x 24 x 25 cm (13 3/8 x 9 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Norton Paton; 1930-17-1-a,b

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