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Snuffbox with lid

Object Number: 
1931.27ab
Date: 
ca. 1812-1820
Medium: 
Papier-mâché
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 3 3/8 in. ( 2.2 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on cover below etching: "Taking of Maedon ship, English frigat,/having fought during seeven and ten/minute, By the American Frigat,/the United States"
Description: 
Circular papier-mâché snuffbox with print on lid depicting battle between an English and an American frigate.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas Hunt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group