Box of crayons

Object Number: 
2010.26.90
Date: 
1930-1950
Medium: 
Printed paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 4 7/8 x 3/8 in. (5.1 x 12.4 x 1 cm)
Description: 
Rectangular color pencil box with sliding pencil tray; front panel printed with image of streamline train moving through rolling landscape, text reads: "Crayon / Streamline / Express". Back panel printed with cutaway image of train car, two children frame a cutout window, which reveals changing scenery as the sliding pencil tray is removed, text reads: "School / Crayons / 6 Assorted / Colors" Text on left side panel reads: "For Coloring Pen and Pencil Sketches". Text on Right panel reads "American Pencil Company Made in New York, U.S.A." Box contains 6 used colored pencils; each pencil is unwrapped.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group