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1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1980

  • We acquired this object.

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Elephant Hotel, Atlantic City Matchsafe, 1900–10

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated 1900–10 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is plated metal, printed celluloid. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled The World's Greatest Elephant.

This object was donated by Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener. It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

3.7 x 6.7 x 1 cm (1 7/16 x 2 5/8 x 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

Elephant Hotel, Atlantic City Matchsafe, 1900–10; USA; plated metal, printed celluloid; 3.7 x 6.7 x 1 cm (1 7/16 x 2 5/8 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-1351

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18502481/ |title=Elephant Hotel, Atlantic City Matchsafe, 1900–10 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=30 September 2016 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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