Wood, paper, gilding
Overall: 16 1/8 x 13 x 7 1/8 in. ( 41 x 33 x 18.1 cm )
printed: on one piece of music pasted to outside of wastebasket: "LA FILLE DU REGIMENT./No. 1, France, I adore thee/Salut à la France[ellipsis] 50 Cts Nett. [list continues into second column, with five entries]/NEW YORK, WILLIAM HALL & SON, 259 BROADWAY
Ovoid wooden wastebasket with applied rims at top and bottom, gilded; outside of wastebasket covered with four overlapping sheets of paper printed with music and with hand-colored lithographs of Jenny Lind and other singers in various roles; inside of wastebasket covered with four overlapping sheets of music.
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
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