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Strongbox, 15th century

This is a Strongbox. It is dated 15th century and we acquired it in 1932. Its medium is iron. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Dr. Walter Leo Hildburgh. It is credited Gift of Dr. Walter Leo Hildburgh.

  • Skylab Tool Kit #2 (USA), 1973–74
  • aluminum, anodized aluminum, steel, cardboard, ink.
  • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Transferred from NASA, Marshall....
  • 16.2012.1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 8.5 x 17.5 x 12.5 cm (3 3/8 x 6 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Strongbox, 15th century; iron; H x W x D: 8.5 x 17.5 x 12.5 cm (3 3/8 x 6 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.); Gift of Dr. Walter Leo Hildburgh; 1932-16-112

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