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Friction Matches

Friction Matches

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Currently not on view
Object Name
matches
Object Type
slow-matches
date made
1881 - 1896
place made
United States: Delaware, Wilmington
Physical Description
phosphorus (match heads material)
potassium chlorate (match heads material)
sulphur (match heads material)
pine (matchsticks material)
card (box sleeve and tray material)
ink (box sleeve labeling material)
glass (striking surface material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 3.4925 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
DL.178156A
catalog number
178156A
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Walter Hough
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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