Box - wooden belonged to Daniel Hand


From Madison Historical Society

Date manufactured/created
1850 – 1890
Date manufactured/created
Curatorial Description
Large rectangular pine box with hinged lid and dovetailed corners.  A black painted inscription on the lid, now barely visible, reads "G.W. / Daniel Hand / Guilford / Conn. / per blue line / to New Haven".  G.W. was Daniel Hand's business partner.  Box has a rough finish; it had been covered with layers of cambric and chintz. 16 1/4" tall, 25" wide, and 14 1/2" deep.  USA origin, 1850-1890. Donated by Philip Platt.  Box was found in Hand's house upon his death in 1891.
Dimensions
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Measurement Types: Item (Overall)
Accession/ID number
56.2