Pan-American Exposition Matchsafe
This is a matchsafe. It was manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company. It is dated 1901 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is plated metal, printed celluloid. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
5.8 x 3.7 x 1 cm (2 5/16 x 1 7/16 x 3/8 in. )
It has the following markings
Cite this object as
Pan-American Exposition Matchsafe; Manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company (United States); USA; plated metal, printed celluloid; 5.8 x 3.7 x 1 cm (2 5/16 x 1 7/16 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-1434