Wastebasket

Object Number: 
1945.262
Date: 
1820-1850
Medium: 
Wood, paper, gilding
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 1/8 x 13 x 7 1/8 in. ( 41 x 33 x 18.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on one piece of music pasted to outside of wastebasket: "LA FILLE DU REGIMENT./No. 1, France, I adore thee/Salut à la France[ellipsis] 50 Cts Nett. [list continues into second column, with five entries]/NEW YORK, WILLIAM HALL & SON, 259 BROADWAY
Description: 
Ovoid wooden wastebasket with applied rims at top and bottom, gilded; outside of wastebasket covered with four overlapping sheets of paper printed with music and with hand-colored lithographs of Jenny Lind and other singers in various roles; inside of wastebasket covered with four overlapping sheets of music.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
Provenance: 
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group