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Bandbox And Lid, Castle Garden, ca. 1830–40

This is a Bandbox and lid. It is dated ca. 1830–40 and we acquired it in 1918. Its medium is block-printed paper on wood support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled From Protector to Entertainer, The Different Faces of Castle Garden.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

  • Sidewall (USA), 1830
  • block-printed on handmade paper.
  • Gift of New York State Historical Association.
  • 1985-15-1

Its dimensions are

49 x 37 x 31 cm (19 5/16 x 14 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Bandbox And Lid, Castle Garden, ca. 1830–40; Previously owned by Alexander Wilson Drake (American, 1843-1916); USA; block-printed paper on wood support; 49 x 37 x 31 cm (19 5/16 x 14 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1918-19-7-a,b

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