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Bandbox, Grand Canal

This is a Bandbox. It is dated ca. 1830 and we acquired it in 1918. Its medium is block printed on handmade paper, pasteboard support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 42.5 x 33 x 28 cm (16 3/4 x 13 x 11in.)

It is inscribed

Inside lid, inscribed in pencil: "Miss Helen M Green."

Cite this object as

Bandbox, Grand Canal; Previously owned by Alexander Wilson Drake (American, 1843-1916); USA; block printed on handmade paper, pasteboard support; H x W x D: 42.5 x 33 x 28 cm (16 3/4 x 13 x 11in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1918-19-12-a,b

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