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Object Name: Box of crayons
Date: 1930-1950
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Medium: Printed paper
Dimensions: Overall: 2 x 4 7/8 x 3/8 in. (5.1 x 12.4 x 1 cm)
Place made: United States
Description: Rectangular color pencil box with sliding pencil tray; front panel printed with image of streamline train moving through rolling landscape, text reads: "Crayon / Streamline / Express". Back panel printed with cutaway image of train car, two children frame a cutout window, which reveals changing scenery as the sliding pencil tray is removed, text reads: "School / Crayons / 6 Assorted / Colors" Text on left side panel reads: "For Coloring Pen and Pencil Sketches". Text on Right panel reads "American Pencil Company Made in New York, U.S.A." Box contains 6 used colored pencils; each pencil is unwrapped.
Credit Line: Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number: 2010.26.90
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