Rare rolled paper decorated traveling writing box, fitted with a 'slave' medallion, Wedgwood, c.1787. The interior of the box is fitted for writing tools and retains its original salmon colored paper. England, c.1790; noteper Lotus Stack, Textile curator,'interior paper' is actually silk fabric.

Writing box with Wedgwood abolitionist medallion, c. 1790

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Title
Writing box with Wedgwood abolitionist medallion
Artist Life
(Stoke-on-Trent, England)
Role
Designer
Accession Number
95.19
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Rare rolled paper decorated traveling writing box, fitted with a 'slave' medallion, Wedgwood, c.1787. The interior of the box is fitted for writing tools and retains its original salmon colored paper. England, c.1790; noteper Lotus Stack, Textile curator,'interior paper' is actually silk fabric.