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Blackstone Shoebox
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Details

Object ID 000468

Object Name Blackstone Shoebox

Object Desc White shoe box. Has a bronze and gold trim on the lid. Front of box "The Blackstone" has a picture of a lion and unicorn crest. Front of lid "HFC Dovenmuehle & Son"

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000446a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Shoes

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Augusta Hart Shoestore Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords footwear,Blackstone (brand),shoes,Dovenmuehle & Sons,HFC Dovenmuehle & Son,boxes,


Title Blackstone Shoebox

Description White shoe box. Has a bronze and gold trim on the lid. Front of box "The Blackstone" has a picture of a lion ad unicorn crest. Front of lid "HFC Dovenmuehle & Son"

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 3.9

Length 0

Width 6.25

Depth 12.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Box dimensions only. Height 3.9in, width 6.25in, depth 12.5in. Lid dimensions only. Height 1in, width 6.5in, depth 12.85.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker HFC Dovenmuehle & Son

Maker Details HFC Dovenmuehle came from Germany to Chicago in 1855 and worked in the shoemaking trade. In 1875 he opened his own company which became a leading wholesale dealer in boots and shoes.

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Conditions

Date MAR 1,2013

Summary Fair

Assessor MacKenzie Sims

Notes Water stains on the bottom of the box. The corners of the lid are torn. Paint on the lid is coming of.


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