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Object Name: Blotting sand
Date: 1820-1870
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Medium: Sand, cardboard, paper, twine
Dimensions: Overall: 2 x 6 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. ( 5.1 x 15.6 x 7.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Philadelphia
Description: Blotting sand in original cardboard box with printed paper label; lid secured with twine.
Object Number: Z.888
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Marks: printed: on lid of box: "SUPERIOR / Lake Champlain / BLOTTING SAND." printed: on paper label affixed to lid: "A. K. SAURMAN, / 822 Spring Garden St. / PHILADELPHIA. / BLANK BOOKS, / Copy Books, Stationery &c." handwritten in pencil: on end of lid: "JW - for Puck[?]"