Overall: 13 1/2 x 22 1/4 x 19 in. ( 34.3 x 56.5 x 48.3 cm )
Ovoid cardboard bandbox and lid covered in blue paper printed with three different scenes on each side and lid in brown, green, and white; on one side, scene of column of figures in colonial dress carrying various implements and pulling hand pumper in foreground, with houses in background, one with smoke billowing out of roof; on other side, line of horse-drawn coaches with drivers and passengers in foreground, with houses (possibly inns) and trees in background; on lid, Castle Garden depicted in background with American flag flying, with trees, lawn, and narrow road in foreground; edge of lid covered with paper printed with geometric pattern in brown on white ground.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
printed: on lid, above building: "CASTLE GARDEN"
printed: on side of bandbox, on hand pumper: "13"
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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