Matchbox; R Bell & Co; [?]; CT78.899b

Name/Title

Matchbox

About this object

Matchbox; a box for R Bell & Co's Royal Wax Vestas. The cardboard box is printed in several colours with the following: "R Bell & Co's / Established London 1832 / Non Poisonous / Royal Wax Vestas / Wellington New Zealand'.

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 / ROYAL / WAX VESTAS / WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND"

Measurements

h 15mm x l 77mm x w 45mm
Small

Credit Line

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

Object Type

Container

Object number

CT78.899b

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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