Box

Box
Title
Box
Date 
1885
Medium 
Copper; zinc
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 10 3/4 x 7 1/8 in. ( 8.9 x 27.3 x 18.1 cm )
Description 
Sheet copper box with zinc lining, used as the cornerstone box of Public Grammer School No.43 of New York City; box soldered closed at one time but has been pried open.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Board of Education, New York City
Object Number 
1936.706
Gallery Label 
This was the cornerstone box of Public Grammer School No. 43 of New York City. According to the accession record, the box had newspapers inside dated June 19, 1885.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group