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Object Name Strongbox
Catalog Number 1987.7.1
Date ca. 1920
Material(s) Tin
Dimensions H-9 W-16 D-11.5 inches
Description This is a large tin strong box. It has two keys on a ring. There is a red metal handle on the top. The box has gold stripes around the edges. "KLN" is scratched into both sides. There is a paper tag from the Southern Express Co. on the handle.
Notes Probably belonged to the donor's mother, Katherine Fitch Lindsey, member of a prominent Frankfort family. See file. Box held fans and hair combs when it arrived.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Lindsey, Katherine Fitch
Franklin County
Subjects Boxes
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS