Snuffbox

Object Number: 
INV.7759ab
Date: 
1813-1820
Medium: 
Papier-mâché
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 3 3/8 in. ( 2.2 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black below scene: "COM. PERRY Capturing the Whole of the/British fleet on Lake Erie/ Sept [10, 1813] printed: in black on bottom half of box: "U.S. brig Niagara, on deck Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813 4 P.M./SIR/It has pleased the Almighty to gi
Description: 
Circular papier-mâché snuffbox with black body; black printed scene of naval battle on cover; inscription printed in black on bottom of box beneath spread eagle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group