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Snuffbox

Object Number: 
INV.7765ab
Date: 
ca. 1800-1830
Medium: 
Papier-mâché
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: in band around portrait: "FRANKLIN Né en 1706, Mort en 1790. J. J. ROUSSEAU Né en 1712, Mort en 1778, VOLTAIRE Né en 1694, Mort en 1778/ Le FLAMBEAU de L'UNIVERSE"
Description: 
Circular papier-mâché snuffbox with black body; black printed image on orange ground depicts busts of three men inside medallion with inscribed band.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group