Box of crayons

Object Number: 
ca. 1937
Printed paper
Overall: 4 x 8 x 7/8 in. (10.2 x 20.3 x 2.2 cm)
Rectangular crayon box with bi-fold snap-close lid; top panel printed with text: "Tom / Sawyer / School and Artist Hexagon Crayons". Back panel printed with classroom image of school master and pupils, text reads: "Tom / Sawyer / Quality / Hexagon / School Crayons / No. 18 / Made in U.S.A. 1937 and made by Standard Toykraft Products Inc. N.Y. U.S.A." Box contains 17 used crayons, 1 missing, 6 broken; each crayon is wrapped in paper, reading: "Standard / Crayon Mfg. Co. / Made in U.S.A. / Danvers, Mass. U.S.A."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group