Tinderbox

Tinderbox

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Object Name
tinderbox
Other Terms
Tinder Box; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
ca 1882
place made
United States
United Kingdom: England
place collected; place used
United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford
Physical Description
iron, tinned sheet (container material)
paint (container exterior material)
flint (flints material)
iron, wrought (firesteel material)
cotton (charcloth material)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/4 in x 4 7/8 in x 4 1/2 in; 4.445 cm x 12.3825 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
DL.057776
catalog number
57776
subject
Maritime
Whaling
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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