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Object Name: Box of crayons
Date: ca. 1930
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Medium: Printed paper
Dimensions: Overall: 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 x 3/8 in. (9.8 x 7.3 x 1 cm)
Place made: United States
Description: Rectangular crayon box printed with golden yellow and green ink. Text on front panel reads: "No. 8 / Crayola / Trade Mark / Gold Medal / School Crayons / Eight Colors / Manufactured By / Binney & Smith Co. / New York, U.S.A." Text on back panel reads: "Trade Mark / Crayola / Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. / An Artist's Crayon / At Scholar's Price/ Name / Grade / School / Permanent / Waterproof / Will Not Rub Off or Soil / The Hands or Clothes / Permanent / Waterproof". Box contains 8 unused crayons; each Crayon is wrapped in paper, reading: "[Color] / Trade Mark / Crayola / Binney & Smith Co. / New York" Followed by the individual color listing.
Credit Line: Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number: 2010.26.82
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