Snuffbox

Object Number: 
2000.26
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Papier-mache
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Dark brown papier-mache snuffbox with burnt Siena top printed (?) in black with a view of New York from Brooklyn Heights.
Gallery Label: 
A small scrap of paper was found inside the box, inscribed, "Hannah Herrick, Weatherfield, Vermont."
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Harriet Ross LeBoeuf, 1998
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group