Snuffbox with lid

Object Number: 
1931.30ab
Date: 
ca. 1812-1820
Medium: 
Papier-mâché
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 4 in. ( 2.2 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
painted: inscription on inside of lid: "City Hall"; on inside of box: "12.X"
Description: 
Circular papier-mâché snuffbox with painted depiction of City Hall, New York on lid.
Gallery Label: 
The New York City Hall building at Broadway and Park Row was designed by John McComb Jr. and Joseph François Mangin, and was completed in 1812.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas Hunt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group