Box

Title:
Box
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Wood, leather, linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 10 x 6 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 25.4 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular leather-covered box with hinged lid; leather handle at top and brass locking mechanism with embossed image of American eagle on swinging keyhole cover. Interior lined with linen.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. E. O. Burnham
Object Number: 
1976.37
Gallery Label: 
This box held the manuscript correspondence and papers of Timothy R. Green and his partner, John W. Mitchell, New York City lawyers ca. 1820-1850.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group