Match box

Object Number: 
2002.1.2440
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Celluloid
Dimensions: 
2 3/4 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in.
Description: 
This celluloid or early plastic rectangular case is a match box with a striker strip on the bottomIt is inscribed "Compliments of/ J.J. Cerrish & Co./ Railroad & Mill/ Supplies/ Steam & Plumbing Goods/ Portland , ME."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group