Box with Glass Animal Parts

Title: 
Box with Glass Animal Parts

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Object Name: 
Matchbox Containing 197 Glass Parts of Marine Animals
Title: 
Box with Glass Animal Parts
Accession Number: 
93.3.74-4
Dimensions: 
Matchbox H: about 1.9 cm, W: 6 cm, D: 3.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1863-1890
Primary Description: 
Match Box Containing Glass 197 Parts of Marine Animals. Colorless glass, wood, paper; lampworked. One hundred and ninety-seven glass parts of marine animals; parts are roughly circular in shape with small depression in center. Glass parts stored in two-part wooden match box covered in blue paper. Rectangular paper label pasted on top of box; label has handwritten inscription in pencil with hand-drawn illustration of glass parts.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pones, Frau, Former Collection
Botanical Museum of Harvard University, Source
1993-11-09