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Box

Box
Title
Box
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
Object Number 
2002.1.2040
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group