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Snuff Box

Object Number: 
2002.1.427
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
1/2 x 3 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
This circular black lathe-turned wooden snuff box has a paper portrait of a man in an elaborate collar and ascot applied to the lid, along with the name "Robert Fulton, Esq'r.".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group