Taylor Forget Me Not Portrait Snuff Box
- Taylor Forget Me Not Portrait Snuff Box
- Political Americana
- Political Figure:
- Taylor, Zachary, American (1784-1850), President
- ca. 1850
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- Work Type:
- decorative art (art genre)
- Paper (fiber product)
- 6.985 x 4.445 (Snuff box) (centimeters)
- Snuff box was manufactured in the shape of a book. Exterior consists a hand-colored portrait of Zachary Taylor on one side and printed text reading FORGET / ME / NOT on the other
both are covered with glass. Interior of box contains a mirror. Snuff box is likely to be a memorial item issued after Taylor's death in 1850. Collection contains two slightly variant copies of item.
- Cite As:
- Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection, #2214. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
- Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
- Archival Collection:
- Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection
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