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1966

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2019

  • You found it!

Bandbox (USA), ca. 1855

This is a Bandbox. It was manufactured by Hannah Davis. It is dated ca. 1855 and we acquired it in 1966. Its medium is block-printed paper, wood support, newspaper lining. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

Its dimensions are

47 x 34 x 36 cm (18 1/2 x 13 3/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed paper label inside lid on yellow paper: "Warranted Nailed/Band Boxes/ Manufactured by/Hannah Davis/ East Jaffrey, NH"

Cite this object as

Bandbox (USA), ca. 1855; Manufactured by Hannah Davis (1784 – 1863); block-printed paper, wood support, newspaper lining; 47 x 34 x 36 cm (18 1/2 x 13 3/8 x 14 3/16 in.); 1966-77-2-a,b

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