Wood, paper, silk
Overall: 2 x 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. ( 5.1 x 19 x 12.1 cm )
Rectangular wooden box with hinged lid; box top painted green with three reserves: central reserve has applied paper with printed image of a ship at sea with "CHRISTMAS PRESENT." printed below; narrow reserves at each side painted with black abstract leaves; lid of box has small silk tab for lifting; three sides of box have outline in black paint; inside lined with blue paper.
engraved: on paper affixed to top of box: "CHRISTMAS PRESENT." written: on paper found with box: "Box given to Henry Lockwood for Xmas when a boy in Perry, Lake Co., Ohio. c. 1865 (?)"
This box was given to Henry Lockwood for Christmas around 1865 when he was a boy in Perry, Lake County, Ohio.
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