Snuffbox and lid

Title:
Snuffbox and lid
Date: 
1800-1825
Medium: 
Papier-mâché
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Circular papier-mâché snuffbox with black body; black printed scene of Lafayette being received at New York City on cover.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas Hunt
Object Number: 
1931.13ab
Marks: 
printed: in black below scene: "THE RECEPTION OF LAFAYETTE/ AT THE CITY HALL NEW YORK/August 16, 1824"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group