Match case

Object Number: 
2002.1.1926
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
2 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in.
Description: 
This metal match holder has a medallion and shield on the front. The medallion has a portrait of a man labeled "Columbus". The shield has a relief of the first ferris wheel and reads "Columbian Exposition/ 1492-Chicago-1893/ Ferris Wheel/ Height 264 Feet- Capacity 2160 persons". The match striker strip is on the bottom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group