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Chicago World's Fair Agricultural Building Matchsafe, 1893

This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Huntley, Boorne, & Stevens. It is dated 1893 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is plated tin, printed, gilded. 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

3.7 x 5.7 x 1.2 cm (1 7/16 x 2 1/4 x 1/2 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

Chicago World's Fair Agricultural Building Matchsafe, 1893; Manufactured by Huntley, Boorne, & Stevens ; England; plated tin, printed, gilded; 3.7 x 5.7 x 1.2 cm (1 7/16 x 2 1/4 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1982-23-3

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