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Object ID 002213

Object Name Prang Modeling Clay

Object Desc Box for Prang Modeling Clay "permanently pliable." Net. 1 lb. Produced by the American Crayon Company. Appears to be from approx.1940s-50s.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001696

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Toys


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Cabinet 1, Shelf 11

Object Date 1940s-60s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Prang,modeling clay,American Crayon Company,Joseph Dixon Crucible Co.,

Title Prang Modeling Clay

Description White and aqua paper box for modeling clay. Slogan: "permanently pliable." Net. 1 lb. Dixon quality product. Non-toxic. Manufactured by the American Crayon Company, Sandusky, Ohio- New York (Division of the Joseph Dixon Crucible Company).


Approx Collection Date

Height 1

Length 5

Width 4.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker American Crayon Company

Maker Details A divison of the Joseph Dixon Crucible Company which is now known as the Dixon Ticonderoga Company, a subsidary of FILA of Italy, is one of the oldest companies in the United States, with operations dating back to 1795. Our company manufacturers and markets a wide range of art, writing and office products including the Ticonderoga, Prang, Lyra, and Dixon brands with locations in the US and around the world.

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Image Caption CMY1696

Description Prang Modeling Clay


Date MAY 16,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Missing one end of box. Box has scratching and wear.


Date MAY 16,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 10 from Room 4, Shelf 12 - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 12,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 11 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 10 - automatic entry by admin