Box of Tobacco, bark for smoking

Sioux, Plains

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collected about 1877-1879

Kinnikinic

Overall: 4 13/16 x 4 13/16 in. (12.3 x 12.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Edward W. Bush, Jr., Class of 1945, Tuck 1947

47.12.10812

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Plant Remains

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Embossed on lid of tin box: SPAULDING & MERRICK / CHARM OF THE WEST / CHEWING

Provenance

Collected by Captain Charles Akers Johnson (1840-1893) [during the time he was assigned to the Red Cloud Agency and Fort Robinson, Nebraska between 1877 and 1879]; by descent to his grand nephew Edward W. Bush, Jr. (1923-2006, Class of 1945, Tuck 1947), West Hartford, Connecticut; given to present collection, 1947.7.

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