Matchbox Containing 43 Glass Parts of Marine Animals

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Matchbox Containing 43 Glass Parts of Marine Animals

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Object Name: 
Matchbox Containing 43 Glass Parts of Marine Animals
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Accession Number: 
93.3.74-5
Dimensions: 
Matchbox H: about 1.9 cm, W: 6 cm, D: 3.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1863-1890
Primary Description: 
Match Box Containing Glass 43 Parts of Marine Animals. Translucent blue glass, wood, paper; lampworked. Forty-three glass parts of marine animals of various sizes; parts are roughly spherical with flat bottoms. Glass parts stored in two-part wooden match box covered in blue paper. Rectangular yellowed paper label with German inscription pasted on top of box.
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Provenance: 
Botanical Museum of Harvard University, Source
1993-11-09
Pones, Gertrude (German), Former Collection
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