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Object Name Hamper, Picnic
Date 1900 ca-1900 ca
Material Cardboard /Leather/Cloth/Metal
Used Herkimer/Webb/Big Moose Lake/Burdick's Camp
Description Picnic hamper made with black cloth over early particle board/cardboard. Corners reinforced with leather. Wooden handle is leather covered. Metel hinges (2), latches (2), and lock. Lock is marked "Eagle Lock Co. Terryville Conn" and "Made in USA". Key (.1c) is a simple hollow "skeleton" key with a single ring grip. Red cloth-lined interior has leather straps to hold plates, utensils, etc. Removable tray (.1b) has four compartments of different sizes.
Notes A typed note from the donor states "This tea set was the property of the Burdick family who operated "Burdick's Camp" on Big Moose Lake, and other accommodations in the Western Adirondacks, in the latter part of the 19th century. It may have been used by their guides or members of the Burdick family when they took their guests into the woods to fish, hunt or boat. This was told to me by my father, Charles M. Burdick Jr., prior to his death on April 16, 1999 at age 90."
Dimensions H-9.25 W-18.25 D-12.25 inches
Collection SP030A
Catalog Number 2000.016.0001a-c
Imagefile 079\2000.016.0001(PROFESSIONAL).JPG
Species Hamper, Picnic
Owned by Burdick, Neal