Bandbox “The Volunteer Fireman”




Maker Unknown, New England

c. 1835

Pasteboard box with woodblock print

Ht. 13", W. 20 1/4", D. 16 3/4"


The woodblock print on this bandbox depicts the fire engine received in 1830 by Eagle Engine Company #13 of New York City.  For a bandbox covered in the same motif, see “Hat Boxes and Bandboxes at Shelburne Museum,” 1959, p. 182.