Rachel Cardozo's calling card case

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Description American coin silver calling-card case likely made by Leonard & Wilson of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and engraved with the name "Rachel" (for Rachel Cardozo). The case has a hinged lid and white silk lining. The cast and engraved designs include a front view of Trinity Church (New York City) on the front surrounded by dense foliage and Washington's Tomb (Mount Vernon, constructed 1831) on the back surrounded by leaves and trees.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 1/2 inches height
2 3/8 inches width
1/4 inch depth
Nomenclature Card case
Subjects Owned/used by: Cardozo, Rachel
Used in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Washington's Tomb
New York, New York, United States
Manners & Customs. Social Interaction
Dates Creation: Approximately 1850 - Not later than 1865
Rachel Cardozo's daughter (the donor) indicated that the case case may have been associated with Rachel's wedding in 1850.
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 8030.6.1

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