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Object Name: Box
Date: 1860-1880
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Medium: Wood, paper, silk
Dimensions: Overall: 2 x 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. ( 5.1 x 19 x 12.1 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Rectangular wooden box with hinged lid; box top painted green with three reserves: central reserve has applied paper with printed image of a ship at sea with "CHRISTMAS PRESENT." printed below; narrow reserves at each side painted with black abstract leaves; lid of box has small silk tab for lifting; three sides of box have outline in black paint; inside lined with blue paper.
Object Number: Z.1853
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Marks: engraved: on paper affixed to top of box: "CHRISTMAS PRESENT." written: on paper found with box: "Box given to Henry Lockwood for Xmas when a boy in Perry, Lake Co., Ohio. c. 1865 (?)"

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This box was given to Henry Lockwood for Christmas around 1865 when he was a boy in Perry, Lake County, Ohio.