Friction Match

Friction Match

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Object Name
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)
overall: 1/8 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 in;.3175 cm x 9.525 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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