Small round snuff box of wood with small metal rivet at center. Painted yellow ground with painted black circles on top creating a tortoise shell like pattern. Lid can no longer be removed from box. Old accession record indicates that snuff and pressed papers are inside, as well as a handwritten note (see provenance).
|Date||early 19th c.|
|Dimensions||H-0.75 Dia-2.5 inches|
|Category||3: Personal Artifacts|
Owned by Adeline Follett Razee. Snuff use referred to in Ruth Burleigh's "School Days".
Earlier accession found a handwritten note in Snuff box "Adeline Follett Razee's snuff box. She was Lois E. Razee Holmes' mother and married to Benjamin Razee on April 16, 1829."