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Match box from Dorlon's Oyster House

Object Number: 
2004.21
Date: 
1899-1912
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. ( 1.3 x 4.4 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
label (printed paper label): "Dorlon's/Oyster House/C.H. Capen &Son, Props./OYSTERS/6 & 7 E. 23rd ST. New York." inscription (side of box,Painted in red paint): previous owner's accession number: "HA1418"
Description: 
Rectangular wood match box with paper label "Dorlon's/Oyster House/C.H. Capen & Son, Props./OYSTERS/6 & 7 E. 23rd ST. New York."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Anonymous
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group