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Snuffbox and lid

Snuffbox and lid
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