Matchbox; R Bell & Co; [?]; CT96.2069.3

Name/Title

Matchbox

About this object

Matchbox; a cardboard box of R Bell & Co's Royal Wax Vestas. The box consists of a tray full of matches, with a printed, cardboard sleeve cover. A striking surface is adhered to one edge of the sleeve.

Maker

R Bell & Co

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

[?]

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, North Island, Wellington

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper, cardboard

Inscription and Marks

Printed: "R BELL & Co's/ ESTABLISHED / (LONDON) 1832 / NON-POISONOUS / ROYAL / WAX VESTAS / WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND. / NOT FOR USE IN FOREST AREAS"

Measurements

h 16mm x l 76mm x w 45mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, home economics, the house

Credit Line

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

Object Type

Container

Object number

CT96.2069.3

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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