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Box of crayons

Object Number: 
2010.26.70
Date: 
ca. 1915
Medium: 
Printed tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 3 5/8 x 3 in. (9.8 x 9.2 x 7.6 cm)
Description: 
Rectangular crayon box, industrial green with hinged lid. Text on lid reads: "American / The 'Old Faithful' Crayons / 'Old Faithful' / The American Crayon Co / Established 1835 / Sandusky Ohio / New York / Made in USA". Box contains 8 lightly used crayons, each Crayon is wrapped in paper, reading: "American / The 'Old Faithful' Crayons" followed by the individual color listing: "Light Yellow" "Sepia" "Crimson Red" "Medium Green" "Violet" "Orange" "Prussian Blue" "Black".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group