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1942

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2015

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Bandbox (USA)

This is a Bandbox. It is dated 1765–1818 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is block-printed paper on pasteboard support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Grace Lincoln Temple. It is credited Gift of Grace Lincoln Temple.

Its dimensions are

9 x 6 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Bandbox (USA); Previously owned by Abigail Adams ; block-printed paper on pasteboard support; 9 x 6 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.); Gift of Grace Lincoln Temple; 1942-19-9

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