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Tobacco

Object Number: 
2002.1.2923
Date: 
1880-1920
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
3 x 2 3/8 x 2 in.
Description: 
A bulging rounded rectangular gold-colored metal box with a lid that opens on a hinge once contained chewing tobacco. It is printed on the lid in red and blue "California/ Chop Cut/ Nugget/ Rub Well Between The Hands Before Using/ The American Tobacco Co."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group