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Bandbox, Pineapple, 1840

This is a Bandbox. It was manufactured by Hannah Davis. It is dated 1840 and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is block-printed paper on wood support; lined with newsprint. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Harvey Smith. It is credited Gift of Harvey Smith.

Its dimensions are

47 x 36 x 35 cm (18 1/2 x 14 3/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Paper label inside lid: "Warranted/ Nailed/ Bandboxes/ Made by/ Hannah Davis".

Cite this object as

Bandbox, Pineapple, 1840; Manufactured by Hannah Davis (1784 – 1863); USA; block-printed paper on wood support; lined with newsprint; 47 x 36 x 35 cm (18 1/2 x 14 3/16 x 13 3/4 in.); Gift of Harvey Smith; 1968-44-1-a,b

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