Tinderbox

Tinderbox

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Object Name
tinderbox
Other Terms
Tinder Box; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
18th century
1870 - 1900
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
tinned sheet iron (overall material)
wire, iron (hinge material)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 3.4925 cm x 8.89 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
DL.376315
catalog number
376315
accession number
136485
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia W. Hillyer
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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