The University of Texas at Austin
Snuffbox [top view showing opened lid]
Identifier: TMC_0019
Title: Snuffbox [top view showing opened lid]
Description: Silver snuffbox front side. "EBA" is etched on front lid in fancy script. Edges of box have zigzag design etched into silver. Inside is a small strip of design as if silversmith was practicing initials and design on the inside. Owned by James Elijah Brown Austin, brother of Stephen F. Austin. Donated by Mrs. Hally Bryan Perry.
State: Coahuila and Texas (Mexico)
Country: Mexico
Date: circa 1800-1829
Source: UT Texas Memorial Museum Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: UTA 0.118c SR 2.2 Bx 28B
Format: snuffbox
Size: 5.5 cm L x 3.5 cm W x 1.5 cm H
Related items: See TMC_0106 for reverse view.  
Other ID: TMM 331-12
Subject: Material culture--Texas--19th century