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Details

Object ID 000477

Object Name Virginia Creeper Shoebox

Object Desc Off white shoe box. Lid has a women standing in a dress with an umbrella. 4 drawing of Geo. D. Witt Shoe Co. factories (Jefferson St, Wholesale dept, 9th st, rubber warehouse). "Virgina Creeper" in white block letter cursive.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000455a-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,George D. Witt Shoe Company,shoes,boxes,Virginia Creeper (brand),


Title Virginia Creeper Shoebox

Description Off white shoe box. Lid has a women standing in a dress with an umbrella. 4 drawing of Geo. D. Witt Shoe Co. factories (Jefferson St, Wholesale dept, 9th st, rubber warehouse). "Virgina Creeper" in white block letter cursive. "The recognized shoe for women", "Geo. D. Witt Shoe Co. Lynchburg, VA". Fron of lid has "Geo D. Witt Shoe Co's.". Fron of the box has an information label "Virgina Creeper", "No. 82", "Size 45"

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 3.25

Length 0

Width 5.5

Depth 11.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The picture on the lid is in good condition. Can see the brown cardboard coming through the white paint. Piece of tape on the lid across "George D. Witt Shoe Co's.". The information label is torn on the top and bottom right corners. Lid dimensions only. Height 0.9in, width 5.5in, depth 11.7in. Box dimensions only. Height 3.25in, width 5.5in, depth 11.5in.

Quantity 0

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker George D. Witt Shoe Company

Maker Details Factory located in Lynchburg, VA.

Maker Mark

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Image Caption CMY455a-b

Description

Conditions

Date MAR 2,2013

Summary Good

Assessor MacKenzie Sims

Notes The picture on the lid is in good condition. Can see the brown cardboard coming through the white paint. Piece of tape on the lid across "George D. Witt Shoe Co's.". The information label is torn on the top and bottom right corners. Lid dimensions only. Height 0.9in, width 5.5in, depth 11.7in. Box dimensions only. Height 3.25in, width 5.5in, depth 11.5in.


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