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Box

Object Number: 
2002.1.2040
Date: 
1860-1920
Medium: 
Paper, graphite
Dimensions: 
3 x 2 x 5/8 in.
Description: 
A cardboard box covered in red embossed textured paper with gold trim that holds approx. 41 hand sketched (in graphite) calling cards for Margaret Louisa Post, known as "Maggie L. Post" or "Miss Post". Some of the cards have floral decorations, banners, an anchor, birds, roses, a bow and quiver of arrows, wreaths or tulips drawn in designs around the name. Miss Post was reportedly born Aug. 1, 1840 and died Jan. 13, 1926.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group