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Amusement

Object Number: 
2002.1.2141
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
12 1//8 x 6 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.
Description: 
A green cardboard box marked on the front edge "100/ [damaged] ary's Beauties". The inside of the box lid is printed with four slightly racy portraits of women, one in pants and another with a low-cut open shouldered dress. The box top is held open and upright by ribbons and pulls up from the base six cut-out paper dolls of women wearing form fitting outfits, knicker pants and exotic or foreign costumes. The base of the box has a built in drawer for storage.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group