Container

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Description
Plain, cylindrical container with raised bead below collar and a flat, friction-fit cover. Cover and container have vertical soft-soldered lapped seams, while cover top and flat bottom are folded over sides. No marks. Traces of blue japanning on exterior.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1850 - 1875
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
paint (exterior decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 9 5/8 in x 4 3/8 in; 24.4475 cm x 11.1125 cm
ID Number
DL.251349.0009
catalog number
251349.0009
accession number
251349
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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Data Source
National Museum of American History