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Bandbox, Steam Locomotive

This is a Bandbox. It is dated ca. 1835 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is block-printed paper, pasteboard support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Mrs. H.P. Davison. It is credited Gift of Mrs. H.P. Davison.

Its dimensions are

41.5 x 32 x 29 cm (16 5/16 x 12 5/8 x 11 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Stamp on underside of lid: "Millinery/ by/ Mrs. Preston/ 21 D-V-s10- et. (Letters illegible from water stain).

Cite this object as

Bandbox, Steam Locomotive; USA; block-printed paper, pasteboard support; 41.5 x 32 x 29 cm (16 5/16 x 12 5/8 x 11 7/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. H.P. Davison; 1975-31-1-a,b

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