Tinderbox

Tinderbox

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Object Name
tinderbox
Other Terms
Tinder Box; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
18th century
place made
United Kingdom: England, Guilford
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
tin (interior surfaces material)
wire, iron (hinges material)
flint (flint material)
steel (firesteel material)
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
DL.376825
catalog number
376825
accession number
136485
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia W. Hillyer
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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