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Still bank

Object Number: 
1932.112a-c
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Metal, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. ( 7 x 10.8 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
scratched: on lid: "BANK/S.H.C./Cashier" scratched: beneath base: "Sidney"
Description: 
Sheet metal box painted red converted into a still bank; shaped like a trunk with curved hinged lid and latch with padlock; inscriptions scratched on front.
Gallery Label: 
This cash box belonged to Sydney H. Carney, Sr., father of the donor, who lived in Lowell, MA.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Sydney H. Carney, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group