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Friction Match

Friction Match

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Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
match
date made
1826 - 1830
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
sulphur (match head material)
potassium chlorate (match head material)
pine or deal (matchstick material)
card (backing material)
paper (label material)
ink (label material)
wire (wire material)
Measurements
overall: 1/8 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 in;.3175 cm x 9.525 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
DL.129973
catalog number
129973
accession number
20904
Credit Line
Gift of F. W. Putnam
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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