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1912

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1980

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"Souvenir Atlantic City 1902" Matchsafe, ca. 1902

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1902 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is aluminum. 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

6.7 x 3.8 x 1.3 cm (2 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/2 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

It is inscribed

"Souvenir. Atlantic City. 1902." "J.L.W."

Cite this object as

"Souvenir Atlantic City 1902" Matchsafe, ca. 1902; aluminum; 6.7 x 3.8 x 1.3 cm (2 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-846

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