Box with Drawing Tools

tool box.JPG

Title

Box with Drawing Tools

Subject

Tools--Carriage and Wagon

Description

Wooden box, 5-7/8" x 3 ½" x 1", lined with blue velvet; lid lining lifts up with a pocket (lining of blue paper); compass 4-3/8"; 2 handle-like objects; 1 triangular marking tool; 1 small fastening screw; 1 steel bar 1-3/8"; brass hinged lid; inscription pressed into wood on box top reads: “Fred Holcomb of Conway Mass Carriage Maker of Conway Mass Carriage?”

Creator

Holcomb (John & Fred) Wagon Shop, Conway, Mass.; possibly manufactured in Greenfield, Mass.

Date

1840-1900

Contributor

Gift of Gladys H. Boyden (Mrs. Lyman) Graves, 1983.

Source

CHS

Rights

CHS. Fair use.

Relation

CHS-1983-003

Format

jpeg

Type

Physical object

Identifier

CHS-1983-004

Coverage

Conway, Mass.

Identifier

016

Tags

Citation

Holcomb (John & Fred) Wagon Shop, Conway, Mass.; possibly manufactured in Greenfield, Mass., “Box with Drawing Tools,” Conway Historical Society, accessed September 18, 2021, https://conwaymasshistory.org/items/show/5.