Matchbox Containing Assorted Glass Parts of Marine Animals

Object Name: 
Matchbox Containing Assorted Glass Parts of Marine Animals

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Object Name: 
Matchbox Containing Assorted Glass Parts of Marine Animals
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
93.3.74-28
Dimensions: 
Matchbox H: about 1.9 cm, W: 6 cm, D: 3.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1863-1890
Primary Description: 
Matchbox Containing Assorted Glass Parts of Marine Animals. Colorless glass, wood, paper; lampworked. Assorted colorless glass marine parts, primarily consisting of spirals. Glass parts stored in two-part matchbox covered in blue paper. Rectangular paper label with handwritten German or Latin inscription in pencil and drawing of marine part affixed to top of box. Rectangular yellowed paper label with German inscription affixed to bottom of box.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pones, Gertrude (German), Former Collection
Botanical Museum of Harvard University, Source
1993-11-09