1812 History
Sewing Box- c. 1810
Description
Sponsors
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Media Type
Object
Description
This wooden sewing box feature a scene of a mother and child at a desk on the lid. It also fifteen compartments, including those for spools, pins and measuring tapes. The box dates to circa 1810 and gives an example of what domestic life was like at the time of the War of 1812.
Date of Original
c. 1810
Dimensions
Width: 18.5 cm
Height: 11.5 cm
Length: 23.5 cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
970.794
Geographic Coverage
Recommended Citation
Image courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
Terms of Use
Please contact the Niagara Historical Society & Museum for any reproductions of this image.
Contact
Niagara Historical Society Museum
Email:contact@niagarahistorical.museum
Website:
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43 Castlereagh Street

P.O. Box 208

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

L0S 1J0

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Sewing Box- c. 1810


This wooden sewing box feature a scene of a mother and child at a desk on the lid. It also fifteen compartments, including those for spools, pins and measuring tapes. The box dates to circa 1810 and gives an example of what domestic life was like at the time of the War of 1812.