- Rounded, rectangular case for "Solace" chewing tobacco, repousse chased in a scrolled font diagonally across its snap-closure, hinged lid; rest of box is plain. Rounded tab at center front of lid to open. Gold-washed interior. Lid inside is struck incuse at lower left "GORHAM MFG. CO" over trademark (outline of a right-facing lion passant, anchor, and gothic or Old English "G"), "STERLING" and date mark of a right-facing rooster; and at upper right "COMPLIMENTS OF / JOHN ANDERSON & CO." in incuse roman letters.
- One of two identical "Solace" boxes, DL*60.1814A-B. Made by Gorham for John H. Anderson & Co. of New York, NY, manufacturer of "Solace" brand chewing tobacco.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- Gorham Manufacturing Company
- place made
- United States: Rhode Island, Providence
- place retailed
- United States: New York, New York City
- Physical Description
- silver (overall material)
- gold (interior wash material)
- overall: 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 3 1/2 in; 1.905 cm x 6.0325 cm x 8.89 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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