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Box of crayons

Box of crayons
Title
Box of crayons
Date 
1909-1940
Medium 
Printed paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 4 3/4 x 3/8 in. (5.1 x 12.1 x 1 cm)
Description 
Rectangular colored pencils box with sliding tray, printed with green, blue and white ink. Text on front panel reads: "EAGLE / COLORED SCHOOL PENCILS / No. 797 / MANUFACTURED BY / EAGLE PENCIL CO. / NEW YORK, U.S.A. / LARGEST PENCIL / FACTORY IN THE WORLD". Text on back panel reads: "6 ASSORTED COLORS", image of school children and teacher. Text on left reads: "REG.US.PAT.OFF. GREAT BRITAIN, CANADA AND OTHER COUNTRIES/ MARCA IND. MARCA IND. RDA DICBRE 20, 1909 NO. 9793". Text of right side reads: "For Color work in Schools". Box contains 6 used colored pencils.
Credit Line 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number 
2010.26.86
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group