Snuffbox

Object Number: 
INV.7758ab
Date: 
1813-1820
Medium: 
Papier-mâché
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 3 5/8 in. ( 2.2 x 9.2 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black on cover: " THE GLORIOUS VICTORY/Achieved in the short space of Seventeen Minutes, by the American Frigate/MACEDONIA/Mounting Forty Nine guns" printed: in black around eagle: "United We Stand"; "Divided We Fall"; "Liberty Freedom Indepe
Description: 
Circular papier-mâché snuffbox with black body; black printed scene of naval battle with inscription on cover, and black printed spread eagle with banner, shield, and arrows and inscription on reverse of box; flag on cover and shield on reverse have red highlights.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group