Rachel Cardozo's calling card case
|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.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||3 1/2 inches height
2 3/8 inches width
1/4 inch depth
Owned/used by: Cardozo, Rachel
Used in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
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|