Hinged Matchbox and Waxed Matches


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Hinged Matchbox and Waxed Matches   (1944.03.0093)
  1. Furnishings
  2. :
  3. Temperature Control Equipment
  4. :
  5. Firemaking Equipment
Artist/Maker Inside Box, label: "The Bell & Black Match Compy Ld.
Geographic Location
Period/Date 19th – Early 20th century?
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 4.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 3.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.4 cm
Weight 17 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal, Wax, Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Manufacturing
Munsell Color Information Dark Yellowish Brown (10YR 3/4) -One color in cover Deep Yellow (2.5Y 6/10) -Metal match cover inside Moderate Olive Brown (2.5Y 3/2) -Bottom center

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Courtesy of Mrs. J. J. Parry
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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