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Box of crayons

Object Number: 
2010.26.85
Date: 
ca. 1940
Medium: 
Printed paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 x 3/8 in. (9.8 x 7.3 x 1 cm)
Description: 
Rectangular crayon box printed with blue, white and orange ink. Text on front panel reads: "Eight Colors / Prang / CrayoneX / No. 3 / The / American Crayon Company / Sandusky Ohio New York / Made in U.S.A". Text on back panel reads: "An / 'Old Faithful' / Product / 'Old Faithful'/ Reg. U.S. Pat. Off / Name / School / Address". Text on top panel reads: "Made in U.S.A". Box contains 7 used crayons (1 missing); each crayon is wrapped in paper, reading: "Prang CrayoneX / Manufactured by / The American Crayon Company / Sandusky Ohio New York / Made in U.S.A." Followed by the individual color listing.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group