Matchbox; R Bell Co (est 1832); CT.4055

Name/Title

Matchbox

About this object

Matchbox; a small tin full of unused matches, manufactured in New Zealand by R Bell and Co.

Maker

R Bell Co (est 1832)

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal

Inscription and Marks

Embossed on the lid: 'R BELL & Co / No.4 / ESTBD 1832 / NEW ZEALAND'

Measurements

h 22mm x l 69mm x w 36mm

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, home economics, the house

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, manufactures, packaging

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

Container

Object number

CT.4055

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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