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1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1980

  • We acquired this object.

2000

2018

  • You found it!

Advertisement for "Green's Lawn Mowers" Matchsafe, 1900–10

This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company. 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 Carol B. Brener and Stephen W. Brener. It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

Its dimensions are

3.9 x 7 x 1 cm (1 9/16 x 2 3/4 x 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

"The Whitehead & Hoag [illegible print], St., London, E.C., Made in U.S.A." printed on cover (see description.)

Cite this object as

Advertisement for "Green's Lawn Mowers" Matchsafe, 1900–10; Manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company (United States); USA; plated metal, printed celluloid; 3.9 x 7 x 1 cm (1 9/16 x 2 3/4 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-802

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18504135/ |title=Advertisement for "Green's Lawn Mowers" Matchsafe, 1900–10 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=23 June 2018 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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