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Medal in case w/etchings

Medal in case w/etchings
Title
Medal in case w/etchings
Date 
ca. 1870; ca. 1800; 1909
Medium 
Wood, paper, metal
Dimensions 
Box: 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/4 in. (2.9 x 2.9 x 0.6 cm)
Description 
Two-part wooden souvenir box with printed image of the Grand Hotel, Scarborough. Contains miniature folding booklet with engravings of famous men, including Franklin, Burke, Pope, Goldsmith, Shaftesbury, Lavater, Shenstone, Johnson, and Addison. Also contains small souvenir token from the Hudson-Fulton Celebration, inscribed on obverse "ROBERT FULTON 1809-1909" and on reverse "NEW YORK TO ALBANY / THE CLERMONT / ONE TRIP"
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Abram Joseph Abeloff
Object Number 
1942.239
Gallery Label 
The box is a souvenir from the Grand Hotel in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England, a seaside resort hotel built in 1867.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group