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Bee Box

Bee Box

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Currently not on view
Object Name
box, bee
date made
1856
inscribed date
1856
place made
United States: New England
Physical Description
chestnut (cover and box sides; paddle material)
maple (cover top; box bottom and interior panel material)
glass (window material)
brass (rivets material)
iron (nails holding window in place material)
honeycomb (honeycomb material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 3 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 8.89 cm
overall: 1/8 in x 4 in x 1 1/2 in;.3175 cm x 10.16 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
DL.388728
catalog number
388728
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
subject
Bees
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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