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Blotting sand

Object Number: 
Z.888
Date: 
1820-1870
Medium: 
Sand, cardboard, paper, twine
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 6 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. ( 5.1 x 15.6 x 7.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on lid of box: "SUPERIOR / Lake Champlain / BLOTTING SAND." printed: on paper label affixed to lid: "A. K. SAURMAN, / 822 Spring Garden St. / PHILADELPHIA. / BLANK BOOKS, / Copy Books, Stationery &c." handwritten in pencil: on end of lid: "JW -
Description: 
Blotting sand in original cardboard box with printed paper label; lid secured with twine.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group