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Desk box and lid with weighted roller blotter

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Designed by:
Josiah Wedgwood, English, 1730 - 1795  Search this
Medium:
cast iron with brass
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a-c): 3 × 3 1/2 × 5 5/16 in. (7.6 × 8.9 × 13.5 cm)
H x W x D (lid): 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (1.3 x 8.9 x 14 cm)
H x W x D (box): 2 3/4 x 3 3/8 x 5 in. (7 x 8.6 x 12.7 cm)
H x W x D (roller blotter): 1 1/2 x 3 x 4 1/2 in. (3.8 x 7.6 x 11.4 cm)
Type:
boxes (containers)
Date:
early 19th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Design  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Movement:
Anti-slavery movements
Abolitionist movement
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5739bec9c-09e9-42ee-90f7-5c614c51b90a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.1abc

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