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Title Trunk originally sold by Hoboken merchant, F. Dehmer, Jr., 114 Washington St., Hoboken.
Object Name Trunk
Catalog Number 2006.068.0001
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Gift of Debbie Culhane.
Description Trunk originally sold by Hoboken merchant, F. Dehmer, Jr., 114 Washington St., Hoboken. Trunk appears to be ca. 1890-1900. ,Cloth covered wood with metal fittings; leather end handles; 39" wide x 23" deep x 13" high. Interior cloth covered with paper detail. With lift out tray.

Pasted inside lid at center is a 1-1/2" high x 2-3/4" wide printed paper label: F. Dehmer, Jr., Trunks, Bags & Leather Goods. Harness & Horse Clothing. 114 Washington St., Hoboken. (Not established if this street number is an old or new one.)

Wood tray insert. In lower section at back are Venus Pencil packaging labels pasted to lining paper. Venus Pencils were once manufactured in Hoboken.
Date 1880-1900
Year Range from 1880.0
Year Range to 1900.0
Search Terms F. Dehmer, Jr. - Trunks, Bags
114 Washington St.
Caption label inside trunk lid
Imagefile 054\20060680001.JPG
Classification Business & Commerce
Retail
Domestic Life