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Wood, leather, metal, brass, paper
Overall: 7 x 13 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 33.7 x 19 cm )
printed: on newspaper lining inside: several pages of text headed with "Winchester Gazette./No. 382 SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 1814. VOL. 6."
Rectangular wooden box with slightly domed, hinged lid, covered in brown leather and ornamented with patterns formed by metal tacks or studs; tacks around edges of lid and box, with arc around latch and forming chamfered space around handle; brass rosette mounts with bail handle on top and iron latch and escutcheon; inside covered in newspaper, the "Winchester Gazette."
Gallery Label: 
This box was owned by Martha J. Burr (also cited asMaria (Perry) Burr and Mrs. Charles Cooley Burr). She lived in Washington, D.C., moved to New York c. 1900-1908, and died in 1909.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Jane Carey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group