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Snuffbox and lid

Object Number: 
1931.16ab
Date: 
ca. 1825-1850
Medium: 
Papier-mâché
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 3 3/8 in. ( 1.9 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black below scene: "ST. THOMAS CHURCH/NEW YORK"
Description: 
Circular papier-mâché snuff box with black body; black printed scene St. Thomas Church, on gold ground.
Gallery Label: 
This scene depicts the St. Thomas Church on Broadway and Houston Street in New York; it was erected in 1823, bought Uptown in 1870, and burned in a fire on 1906,
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas Hunt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group