Rouge

Description:

This cylindrical box came from the shop of Henry Fitz (1808-1863), America’s first successful commercial telescope maker. A paper label in the lid reads "Parker; Rouge Care; Used by H. Fitz; where he hall__; glass for; ______; trips".

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Willard H. Howell

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.315158.118Accession Number: 215541Catalog Number: 315158.118

Object Name: rouge

Physical Description: brass (container material)wood (lining material)Measurements: overall: 4.5 cm x 6 cm; 1 3/4 in x 2 3/8 inoverall: 2 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in; 6.35 cm x 4.7625 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-a420-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1350096

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