Match Box

Dublin Core

Title

Match Box

Description

This match box dates from around 1830 and was donated with paper matches inside. Note the phoenix design on the front with the lettering 'M.B Co'. On the back of the box there is a rough rectangle for striking the matches on and the lettering ‘A.S Stocker, Patentee’.

Creator

A.S. Stocker

Source

Trafford Local Studies Collection, cat. ref. TRA/5/7/456

Date

c.1830

Rights

This image may be subject to copyright law, in accordance with the UK Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. Under the terms of 'fair dealing' it may be used for non-commercial research and private study. The person using the image is responsible for any infringement.

Files

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Collection

Citation

A.S. Stocker, “Match Box,” Exploring Trafford's Heritage , accessed October 4, 2022, https://exploringtraffordsheritage.omeka.net/items/show/2805.

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