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Candle box

Description

Late 19th century candle box; card with three paper labels: 'Prices/Gold Medal/Palmitine Candles/Self Fitting. Price 8s.'; printed on box lid a colour picture of a lady wearing evening dress (c.1870) standing by a piano.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 1991-7/1

  • Date

    1870-1900

  • Material

    card

  • Measurements

  • Length

    240 mm

  • Width

    130 mm

  • Height

    83 mm

  • Marks & inscriptions

    Prices Gold Medal Palmitive Candles Self Fitting. Price 8s.,

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust