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Box of crayons

Object Number: 
2010.26.80
Date: 
1920-1935
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 golden yellow and green ink. Text on front panel reads: "No. 8 / Crayola / Gold Medal / school crayons / eight colors / Made in U.S.A. / Binney & Smith Co. / New York". Text on back panel reads: "Trade Mark / Crayola / Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. / An Artist's Crayon / At Scholar's Price/ Permanent / Waterproof / Will not rub off". Space provided for "Name" "Grade" "School". Text on left panel reads: "Made in Twenty-Four Colors". Text on right panel reads: "Good in Any Climate". Box contains 8 unused crayons; each Crayon is wrapped in paper, reading: "[Color] / Trade Mark / Crayola / Binney & Smith Co. / New York" 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