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1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1978

  • We acquired this object.

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"Eddie, Teddie, and Babe" Matchsafe

This is a matchsafe. It is dated 1900–10 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is plated brass, printed celluloid. 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

6.8 x 3.7 x .9 cm (2 11/16 x 1 7/16 x 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

"Eddie, Teddie, and Babe" Matchsafe; USA; plated brass, printed celluloid; 6.8 x 3.7 x .9 cm (2 11/16 x 1 7/16 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-77

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