Snuffbox

Object Number: 
1945.207ab
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Papier-mâché, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. ( 1.9 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
hand written: in pencil on inside of lid: "Jennie /Lind"
Description: 
Circular, brown painted papier-mâché snuffbox; flat lid with engraved three-quarter length portrait of Jenny Lind on yellowish ground affixed to top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
Provenance: 
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group