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Object Timeline

1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1980

  • We acquired this object.

2018

  • You found it!

Tomb of Washington, Mt. Vernon, Virginia 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 donated by Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener. It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

Its dimensions are

3.7 x 6.8 x .9 cm (1 7/16 x 2 11/16 x 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

Tomb of Washington, Mt. Vernon, Virginia Matchsafe, 1900–10; USA; plated metal, printed celluloid; 3.7 x 6.8 x .9 cm (1 7/16 x 2 11/16 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-684

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18503871/ |title=Tomb of Washington, Mt. Vernon, Virginia Matchsafe, 1900–10 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=17 January 2018 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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