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"The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas"

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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Date
late 19th century
Accession Number
1978-146-89
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Rectangular, rounded corners and sides, image/text horizontally orientated, featuring raised decoration of Alamo facade, inscribed "The Alamo, Greetings from San Antonio," identical decoration on reverse. Lid hinged on long side. Striker on bottom.
Credit Line
Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener
manufactured in
probably USA
Medium
Brass
Dimensions
2.9 x 5.4 x .7 cm (1 1/8 x 2 1/8 x 1/4 in. )
Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Type
containers
Decorative Arts
Object Name
Matchsafe
Type
Matchsafe
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4ad08a506-596e-462a-aa2a-9da943f6da92
Record ID
chndm_1978-146-89

"The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas"

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