"Cawston Ostrich Farm, South Pasadena, California"

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Description
Rectangular, with rounded corners, featuring printed advertisement for Cawston Ostrich Farm. The front displays image of man in tan suit and black bowler hat sitting astride an ostrich, both facing left; below image is the inscription "Cawston Ostrich Farm," "South Pasadena, California." Reverse with image of six ostriches standing before or behind a shrub in an open field, with rail fence and trees in background. Lid hinged at side. Striker in recessed groove on bottom.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Manufacturer
Whitehead & Hoag Company
Credit Line
Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener
Medium
Nickel-plated metal, printed celluloid
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
manufactured in
Newark, New Jersey, USA
ca. 1900
Type
containers
Decorative Arts
Object Name
Matchsafe
Type
Matchsafe
Accession Number
1978-146-68